Press Releases

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Feb 13, 2017, 9:33 AM
SGS is offering GS Mark testing and certification to furniture manufacturers. The GS Mark (it stands for “Geprüfte Sicherheit” and means “safety tested”) is a voluntary certification mark applicable to finished products including furniture. Read more...
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Feb 11, 2017, 10:33 AM
CPSC approves 16 CFR 1228 for baby sling carriers with an amendment requiring the labels to be secured to the fabric on all sides.Read more...
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Feb 9, 2017, 10:19 AM
The EU has harmonized EN 16128:2015, a standard relating to spectacle frames and sunglasses, to its list of methods for demonstrating presumption of conformity with nickel under REACH. Read more...
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Feb 8, 2017, 11:52 AM
Manufacturers of AGVs must comply with increasingly strict requirements for product safety, reliability and market access.Read more...
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Feb 8, 2017, 11:45 AM
Exporters of electrical and electronic products to member-states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) must meet new technical regulations (TR) known as either TR CU, or TR EAC. Read more...
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Feb 7, 2017, 10:16 AM
Argentina has announced the introduction of a Product Composition Sworn Declaration (DJCP) for Textiles and Footwear. The DJCP along with a laboratory test report will be compulsory 180 days after the resolution becomes effective.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 12:11 PM
Product certification demonstrates compliance to a given standard and usually includes the right to apply a certification mark to the certified product. This assures retailers and consumers of its status. Given the importance of certification, it is…Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 12:01 PM
The JPMA has announced the selection of SGS as Laboratory Administrator for its JPMA Certification Program. This decision extends SGS’s tenure in this important and prestigious role until 2019.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 11:33 AM
The Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation ensures that chemical hazards are clearly communicated to consumers and workers before they handle them.Read more...
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Feb 6, 2017, 11:14 AM
SGS opens state-of-the-art compliance testing facilities for the jewelry and candle making industries in Hai Phong.Read more...