Press Releases

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Oct 11, 2017, 12:45 PM
The US EPA has moved back the date by which products must comply with the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act. Compliance dates will now be implemented in phases from December 12, 2018.Read more...
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Oct 11, 2017, 12:36 PM
Vietnam has circulated a new technical regulation for food contact plastics and food contact containers for certain dairy products. If the new law is approved, it could come into effect in mid-2018.Read more...
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Oct 10, 2017, 10:51 AM
SGS has introduced its new SGS Eco Product Certificate (Eco Mark), allowing companies to promote their environmentally friendly products onto a global market. The first Eco Mark was awarded to LG Display for its new OLED display module for televisions. Read more...
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Oct 9, 2017, 10:56 AM
Electrical and electronic products, such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washing machines, electric motors and lights, must comply with SASO regulations before entering the Saudi Arabian market.Read more...
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Oct 6, 2017, 3:16 PM
Europe has published a new version of the standard relating to the migration of certain elements in toys. EN 71-3:2013+A2:2017 was published by the CEN in August 2017. Read more...
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Oct 5, 2017, 9:18 AM
The US CPSC has approved the final rule for its infant bouncer seat safety standard. The new standard will become effective in March 2018.Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 3:32 PM
The EU has issued proposals to strengthen the migration limit for chromium (VI) in certain toy materials. If adopted, the changes could become effective in the third quarter of 2019.Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 9:34 AM
The ECHA has launched its second public consultation of 2017 on nine potential SVHCs. If accepted, the Candidate List will expand to 182. Read more...
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Sep 28, 2017, 9:23 AM
From April 21, 2018, domestic oven gloves and mitts will be classified as category II PPE, under new EU regulations. SGS offers advice on how to comply with the new rules. Read more...
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Sep 27, 2017, 11:10 AM
Discover SGS’s extensive range of brand protection solutions and services. Join our experts at the Global Brand Protection Summit’s Technology Innovation Zone.Read more...