Press Releases

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Apr 7, 2017, 9:21 AM
The ECHA has opened a period of public consultation on its proposal to restrict the use of lead as a stabilizer in articles containing PVC.Read more...
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Apr 7, 2017, 9:02 AM
With the issue of European Standard EN 14986 in January 2017, experts in explosive atmospheres are considering whether the new standard can form a part of international certification.Read more...
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Apr 6, 2017, 11:30 PM
A timetable for the introduction of the amended MDR and IVDR has been released by Eudamed. Read more...
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Apr 5, 2017, 12:08 PM
BS EN 581-1 Outdoor Seat and Table safety requirement standard has been revised with several changes to the 2006 edition. The new version was published on March 17, 2017.Read more...
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Apr 5, 2017, 11:54 AM
Sweden has introduced a new tax on certain chemicals in EE products. The new law aims to reduce exposure to hazardous chemicals. Read more...
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Apr 5, 2017, 11:26 AM
The ZLS published Decision EK1 646-16 on January 25, 2017, updating parts of standard EN 60335-2-14 relating to table blenders. Read more...
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Apr 3, 2017, 9:19 AM
SGS has announced its 2017 program of furniture seminars, with conferences in China, Vietnam, India and France. Read more...
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Apr 3, 2017, 9:10 AM
The People’s Republic of China has approved and issued a new textiles standard for hosiery. The new standard, FZ/T 73001-2016, replaces FZ/T 73001-2008 and will become effective on April 1, 2017. Read more...
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Mar 31, 2017, 1:45 PM
With the average American’s weight continuing to rise, BIFMA has updated ANSI/BIFMA X5.1 (General-Purpose Office Chairs Tests) to take account of the changes. Read more...
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Mar 31, 2017, 1:34 PM
China has revised its national standard for down and feather to bring it into line with international standards. The updated standard will become effective on July 1, 2017.Read more...