Press Releases

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Dec 1, 2016, 10:44 AM
SGS looks at how China’s economic downturn is affecting minimum wage levels.Read more...
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Dec 1, 2016, 10:20 AM
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has nullified its regulations concerning the use of azo dyes and formaldehyde in textile products. These new rules become effective November 26, 2016. Read more...
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Nov 23, 2016, 10:21 AM
European Union and French rules serve to improve the safety of bunk and high beds.Read more...
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Nov 22, 2016, 2:37 PM
SGS has opened a new EMC testing chamber at its site in Tuusula, Finland. The chamber, one of the largest in Northern Europe, offers a competitive local service for Finland’s growing technology sector. Read more...
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Nov 22, 2016, 2:24 PM
SGS helps companies reduce the risk of fire in home furnishings. Read more...
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Nov 22, 2016, 11:34 AM
Singapore has published its new Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) for Electrical and Electronic Equipment. The new rules will come into effect on June 1, 2017. Read more...
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Nov 21, 2016, 7:45 PM
On December 1, 2016, Japan will implement new care label standards for clothing and textiles, under the Household Products Quality Labelling Law. Read more...
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Nov 16, 2016, 1:47 PM
Following several fire-related incidents in Hong Kong, the effectiveness of fire-resistant doors has come under greater scrutiny. Read more...
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Nov 16, 2016, 9:31 AM
The EU has issued a draft regulation to restrict perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and similar substances under Annex XVII of REACH. If approved, a phased implementation of the regulation will begin in 2020. Read more...
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Nov 15, 2016, 2:17 PM
With perchloroethylene dry-cleaning solvents being phased out, SGS has partnered with GreenEarth Cleaning LLC to develop a new silicone-based dry-cleaning testing service for garments.Read more...