Press Releases

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May 17, 2018, 8:20 PM
Over 325,000 mobile health apps are available on the market but adoption rates are low due to questions over trust and safety. The SGS HSP Safety Mark helps developers build trust and create sustainable business models for their products.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:28 AM
China has updated its product standard for casual shoes QB/T 2955. The new version contains several changes and came into effect on April 1, 2018.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:23 AM
Turkey published two new laws for food contact materials and articles on April 5, 2018. Stakeholders are advised to check their products comply with the latest rules.Read more...
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May 16, 2018, 11:14 AM
Manufacturers and importers have until May 23, 2018 to comply with Egypt’s new mandated standards for toy safety. Read more...
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May 15, 2018, 1:56 PM
The EU requires manufacturers of food contact materials to comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP). SGS supports manufacturers with 10 golden rules for GMP to comply with these regulations.Read more...
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May 14, 2018, 10:11 AM
A range of baby care products from Little Tree Babycare Co. Ltd, has been awarded a Gold Level Material Health Certificate by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, thanks to the company’s partnership with SGS.Read more...
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May 10, 2018, 10:03 AM
Effective from March 21, 2018, Brazil has introduced measures to begin market surveillance on lead in paints and similar surface coating materials. Read more...
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May 10, 2018, 9:57 AM
The EU has introduced restrictions on methanol and NMP under Annex XVII of REACH. These restrictions come into effect in phases, starting on May 9, 2019.Read more...
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May 10, 2018, 9:47 AM
CEN has published a new version of its safety standard for finger paints – EN 71-7. Conflicting national standards must be withdrawn by August 2018.Read more...
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May 9, 2018, 11:02 AM
In May 2017, CEN published a new European standard, EN 16890:2017 concerning mattresses used for young children in cots and cribs.Read more...