Press Releases

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Mar 3, 2017, 1:38 PM
Yan Walther, Managing Director of SGS Art Service’s, joined fellow art experts in a panel discussion entitled, ‘Data, Analytics and Building Trust in the Art Market’, at the 2017 Deloitte US Art & Finance Conference.Read more...
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Mar 3, 2017, 10:43 AM
Following the withdrawal of 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes across India, SGS explores the impact this change is having on businesses and individuals alike.Read more...
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Mar 2, 2017, 10:50 AM
On February 10, 2017, the EU published legislation restricting Deca-BDE under Annex XVII of REACH. The provisions to restrict this substance will come into force on March 2, 2019.Read more...
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Mar 2, 2017, 10:18 AM
Canada has published Toys Regulations SOR/2016-302, which makes several editorial changes to SOR/2011-17.Read more...
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Mar 1, 2017, 10:18 AM
China implemented a new industry standard for children’s leather shoes on January 1, 2017. It is the first time QB/T 2880 has been updated since it was first issued nine years ago.Read more...
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Feb 28, 2017, 8:30 PM
The EU published a revised version of the EN 581-3 Standard for Outdoor Tables in January 2017. The new standard, entitled EN 581-3:2017, supersedes EN 581-3:2007. Read more...
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Feb 24, 2017, 8:29 AM
France extends its temporary restrictions on formamide in toy puzzle mats until May 23, 2017. From May 24, 2017, the restrictions will effectively fall under the scope of an amendment to the EU Toy Safety Directive. Read more...
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Feb 24, 2017, 8:17 AM
The EU has published draft guidance on the restriction of PAHs under Annex XVII of REACH. This follows an expansion of the scope of restrictions in December 2015. Stakeholders have until April 19, 2017, to make representation to the ECHA.Read more...
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Feb 23, 2017, 5:12 PM
China has recently seen growth in the sportswear market and so governmental authorities are increasing their spot-checking of sports garments.Read more...
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Feb 23, 2017, 11:21 AM
The ECHA has published draft guidance and is seeking comments relating to the restriction of nickel falling under Annex XVII of REACH. The deadline for the submission of comments is April 19, 2017.Read more...