Press Releases

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Mar 15, 2018, 10:51 PM
California and Connecticut have introduced new labeling requirements for polyester clothing in response to the dangers of microfiber pollution in waterways.Read more...
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Mar 15, 2018, 10:43 PM
The US FTC has updated its Textile Rules to eliminate an obsolete provision concerning trademark registration. The updated requirements came into effect on February 22, 2018. Read more...
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Mar 9, 2018, 5:13 PM
China has released 35 new GB standards relating to cosmetic products and their raw materials among a batch of 291 new national standards. The new standards come into effect on September 1, 2018.Read more...
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Mar 7, 2018, 10:38 AM
SEFA approves two SGS furniture testing laboratories in Anji and Shanghai, China.Read more...
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Mar 6, 2018, 10:52 AM
With the term eyewear covering a range of different functions, and with each territory maintaining its own eyewear regulations, it is important that stakeholders ensure their products conform to the right standards for their target market. SGS helps…Read more...
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Mar 6, 2018, 9:41 AM
Singapore has strengthened restrictions on mercury in batteries and button cells. The new requirements come into effect on March 31, 2018.Read more...
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Mar 5, 2018, 10:21 AM
ECHA publishes its first report into levels of compliance with substance restrictions under REACH. Read more...
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Mar 2, 2018, 11:00 AM
The EU has revised its standard for activity toys for domestic use – EN 71-8. Published in January, the new version contains many technical changes and clarifications.Read more...
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Mar 2, 2018, 9:54 AM
Understanding Japan’s two main toy standards is the key to accessing its market. SGS has created a podcast to help stakeholders understand their requirements. Read more...
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Mar 2, 2018, 9:46 AM
On February 14, 2018, the EU published new regulations to strengthen its restrictions on BPA in food contact materials and articles.Read more...