Press Releases

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Sep 7, 2018, 9:47 AM
Following a review in Australia of children’s convertible tricycles, the ACCC is warning parents and carers of the dangers of using these products for transportation. Read more...
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Sep 3, 2018, 9:21 AM
On May 16, 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine passed a decree to amend the expiry dates of certain exemptions in its Technical Regulations for the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.Read more...
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Aug 31, 2018, 8:13 PM
SGS’s latest White Paper assists the electrical and electronic industry in understanding International Type Approval, helping them efficiently access new markets around the world. Read more...
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Aug 31, 2018, 8:59 AM
San Francisco joins the state of Washington in restricting the use of PFAS in food contact articles. The new law prohibits the use of PFAS chemicals in single-use food service ware, effective January 1, 2020.Read more...
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Aug 30, 2018, 8:49 AM
The EU has published its latest list of toy safety standards that give presumption of conformity with the European Toy Safety Directive. The new standards will completely supersede their predecessors on February 28, 2019.Read more...
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Aug 24, 2018, 10:27 AM
Thailand has introduced requirements that liquid-filled cases for mobile phones and tablets must now carry a permanent warning. Read more...
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Aug 24, 2018, 10:20 AM
The US state of New York is proposing an expansion to its BPA regulations covering childcare products. If accepted, six BPA-analogues will be prohibited. Read more...
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Aug 22, 2018, 9:25 AM
SOIVRE is responsible for ensuring products are safe and compliant with Spanish and European legislation. SGS helps importers comply with the right standards for access to the Spanish market.Read more...
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Aug 22, 2018, 9:10 AM
BIFMA has released a new test standard for occasional-use seating: ANSI/BIFMA X 6.4 2018Read more...
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Aug 21, 2018, 8:42 AM
SGS invites toy manufacturers and retailers to sign-up to gain insight into recent changes to toy requirements for the European market.Read more...