Press Releases

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Oct 25, 2017, 9:21 AM
Microplastics are being identified as a danger to the environment and human health. As legislation to ban them is introduced around the world, how do manufacturers stay compliant with current regulations?Read more...
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Oct 19, 2017, 11:55 AM
The US FTC has updated its website to help businesses more efficiently organize their registered identification numbers under the Fur, Textile and Wool Labeling Rules.Read more...
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Oct 18, 2017, 11:05 AM
The US state of Rhode Island has introduced a law restricting the use of organohalogen flame retardants in upholstered furniture and bedding.Read more...
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Oct 18, 2017, 10:55 AM
A revised version of the CEN standard for high chairs has been published – EN14988:2017. It can be used as a voluntary standard to show compliance with the General Product Safety Directive.Read more...
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Oct 17, 2017, 8:39 PM
Accessing China’s furniture market can be difficult if you don’t understand its complex legal and regulatory systems. SGS provides a breakdown of the authorities governing furniture standards in China.Read more...
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Oct 17, 2017, 1:50 PM
SGS looks at the RAPEX data from 2016 to help manufacturers of childcare articles and children’s equipment avoid costly and damaging recalls.Read more...
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Oct 16, 2017, 11:54 AM
E-commerce is becoming a major factor in global consumer sales. SGS guides companies through the changes, detailing the advantages and potential problems of this new form of selling.Read more...
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Oct 13, 2017, 9:42 AM
Following a CJEU ruling of 2015, the ECHA has now issued a comprehensive update on its guidance relating to SVHCs. SGS explains the changes.Read more...
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Oct 12, 2017, 3:46 PM
SGS has partnered with Chinese company, HIKVISION, to establish the SGS-HIKVISION Joint Laboratory in Hangzhou. HIKVISION is China’s leading video surveillance product supplier.Read more...
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Oct 12, 2017, 9:46 AM
North America has a complex web of regulations covering food contact materials and articles. SGS helps manufacturers understand the best way to achieve compliance.Read more...