News by Tag: Sgs

New School Article Regulations for Brazilian Markets
A look at Brazil’s new ordinance detailing the consolidated conformity assessment requirements for school articles.

November 23, 2021

California Governor Signs Truth in Labeling for Recyclable Materials Bill
A look at Californian Senate Bill 343 that prohibits untruthful, deceptive, or misleading claims relating to product or packaging recyclability.

November 17, 2021

China Updates Industry Product Standard for Jackets
A look at China’s updated industry product standard for jackets – FZ/T 81008-2021.

November 10, 2021

New Chinese Product Standard for Infant and Children’s Knitted Garments
A look at China’s new national product standard for infant and children’s knitted garments – GB/T 39508-2020.

November 10, 2021

SGS Explains How E-Valuator® Helps Governments Beat International Trade Fraud
A look at the problem of international trade fraud and how digitalization is helping governments and customs authorities beat the criminals.

November 5, 2021

SGS Expert Looks at the Issue of Sustainability in the Electronics Industry
A look at the problem of sustainability in the electronics industry and the solutions that are available to improve recycling, reparability and energy efficiency.

November 5, 2021

SGS Publishes Article Looking at Accessing Gas Appliance Markets in North America
A look at the problem of gas appliance safety and the ways manufacturers can successfully access North American markets.

November 5, 2021

SGS Expert Explains How Digitalization Is Helping Clothing Manufacturers Choose the Right Color
A look at the issues surrounding color approval in the textile industry and how digitalization is simplifying the process.

November 5, 2021

Food Contact Plastics in a Circular Economy Webinar
A complimentary webinar on European regulations for renewable food contact materials.

November 3, 2021

Colombia Establishes New Technical Regulation for Food Contact Glass and Ceramics
A look at Colombia’s new technical regulation for food contact glass, ceramics and glass-ceramics.

November 3, 2021

SGS Gains ANSI Accreditation to provide Food Sanitation Testing and Certification to NSF/ANSI standards
ANSI grants accreditation to SGS to provide third-party certification of NSF/ANSI standards.

October 29, 2021

SGS Expands Filtration Performance Testing Capability in China following A2LA Accreditation
A look at SGS's expansion in filtration services at their laboratory in Suzhou, China.

October 29, 2021

New Packaging Waste Sorting Icons for French Markets
A look at France’s new info-tri (sorting information) for consumer product packaging.

October 26, 2021

Join SGS’s Food Contact Materials Webinar – Understanding the Latest Updates on Global Requirements
A complimentary webinar from SGS exploring the latest global updates on food contact materials regulations.

October 21, 2021

California Adopts New Food Contact Packaging Restrictions and Cookware Labeling Requirements
A look at new Californian cookware labeling requirements and PFAS restrictions for food packaging.

October 20, 2021

California Introduces Restrictions on PFAS in Juvenile Products
A look at new California restrictions on PFAS in juvenile products.

October 20, 2021

Denmark Updates POP Legislation
A look at updates to legislation on persistent organic pollutants in Denmark.

October 18, 2021

Toy Books Come Under Scope of Georgian Toy Safety Technical Regulation
SGS publishes summary of recent Georgian updates to toy safety regulation – Resolution No. 47/2020.

October 14, 2021

Oregon revises Toxic-Free Kids Act to Clarify Reporting Requirements for Children’s Products
A look at Oregon’s Temporary Administrative Order, which revises the Toxic-Free Kids Act. This temporary rule is effective between August 26, 2021, and February 21, 2022.

October 14, 2021

France Introduces New Packaging Signage Requirements
A look at the French government reform – Decree 2021-835 – to the logos required on packaging and products following the passing of the AGEC Law.

October 13, 2021

India Consults Over Proposal to Strengthen Food Contact Regulations
A look at India’s proposal to expand the number of substances in food contact plastics subject to specific migration limits.

October 13, 2021

Swedish Government Abandons Proposed Chemical Tax on Clothing and Footwear Products
A look at the repeal of Sweden’s proposed chemical tax on clothing and footwear.

October 12, 2021

Home textiles: a webinar on comfort, compliance and innovation from SGS
A complimentary webinar for home textile product designers and managers.

October 8, 2021

Utah Requires Sterilization Permit Number on Quilted Clothing Labeling
A look Utah state’s requirement for quilted clothing textile labels to carry a sterilization permit number from January 1, 2022.

October 6, 2021

SGS showcases expanded PPE services at A+A 2021 Dusseldorf
SGS will be exhibiting at A+A 2021 Dusseldorf, promoting a wide range of services for the PPE industry at one of Europe’s biggest trade fairs.

October 6, 2021

Guidelines for Natural and Synthetic Rubber Commodities Published in Germany
A look at the German BfR’s three recent recommendations for natural and synthetic rubber commodities.

October 5, 2021

SGS Vietnam Recognized by ZDHC Foundation for ZDHC MRSL Level 1 Conformance
SGS is pleased to announce the expansion of its Chemical MRSL conformance services into Vietnam following lab recognition from ZDHC Foundation.

October 5, 2021

SGS Complimentary Webinar: Mold Prevention in the Softlines Supply Chain
SGS presents a complimentary webinar on mold in the footwear and leather supply chain: its causes and how to prevent it.

September 30, 2021

SGS Complimentary Webinar: Mold Prevention in the Softlines Supply Chain
SGS presents a complimentary webinar on mold in the footwear and leather supply chain: its causes and how to prevent it.

September 30, 2021

ECHA Launches SVHC Consultation Over Four Substances
A look at the ECHA’s latest consultation on potential SVHCs to be added to the Candidate List.

September 28, 2021

California Prop 65 Notices Issued Over BPA in Socks
A look at the first California Prop 65 60-day notices to be issued in relation to BPA in textiles.

September 28, 2021

SGS Hosts the 2021 Juvenile Products Safety Forum
A series of complimentary webinars on the latest global regulatory requirements for children’s products.

September 27, 2021

UK Extends Period CE Marking is Accepted in Great Britain
A look at the UK Government extension to the period CE marking will be accepted in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales).

September 23, 2021

New Test Method for Fiber Shedding Released by AATCC
A look at AATCC’s new fiber fragmentation test method TM212-2021.

September 22, 2021

SGS Publishes Summary of Updates to Brazilian Baby Bottle and Teat Ordinance
SGS experts summarize changes to the Brazilian ordinance for baby bottles and teats.

September 17, 2021

Carpets and Rugs Containing PFAS Made Priority Product in California
A look at California requirements for carpets and rugs containing PFAS.

September 16, 2021

US FTC Retains Care Labeling Rule After Consultation
A look at the US FTC’s decision to retain its Care Labeling Rule for apparel and certain textile goods.

September 15, 2021

Should your brand enter China? A webinar for joining the world’s largest e-commerce market
Expert help on China imports: compliance solutions in a complementary webinar from SGS

September 10, 2021

Certain Food Ware Products banned in Santa Rosa, California, Food Facilities
A look at Santa Rosa, California, which has banned PFAS in food ware and food ware accessories for food facilities.

September 9, 2021

Peru Proposes Ban on BPA in Certain Children’s Products
A look at Peruvian proposals to ban BPA in varnishes and coatings that are used in food contact materials and articles for infants and young children.

September 9, 2021

SGS Hosts Webinar for Electrical and Electronic Industry on SCIP Database
In a live webinar, an SGS expert will address one of the hottest topics for E&E companies with products containing hazardous substance in the European market.

September 8, 2021

New Children’s Seating Standard Introduced in Europe
A look at CEN’s new European standard for children’s seating – EN 17191:2021

September 8, 2021

European Standard for Cot and Crib Mattresses Updated
A look at recent changes to the European standard – EN16890:2017 – for cot and crib mattresses.

September 8, 2021

France Updates List of Standards Showing Conformity to Decree 91-1292
A look at France’s updated list of standards presumed to demonstrate conformity with the provisions in Decree 91-1292 for childcare articles.

September 7, 2021

South Korea Amends Children’s Products Rule by Expanding Phthalate Restrictions
A look at recent changes to phthalate restrictions in children’s products in South Korea.

September 7, 2021

SVHC Candidate List Published in Albania
A look at Albania legislation creating a Candidate List of substances of very high concern (SVHCs).

September 7, 2021

EU Adds C9-C14 Perfluorocarboxylic Acids to Annex XVII of REACH
A look at recent changes to REACH in the EU relating to C9-C14 PFCAs and C9-C14 PFCA-related substances.

August 27, 2021

SGS Summarizes EU Guidance Document for Toys Vs Decorative/Collectible Products
EU publishes new guidance document on whether a product is classified as decorative, collectible, or a toy.

August 17, 2021

WTO Circulates Proposed Changes to EU CLP Regulation
A look at proposed changes to the EU’s CLP Regulation.

August 17, 2021

China Issues New Product Standard for Cool Touch Knitted Clothing
A look at China’s new product standard – FZ/T 73067-2020 – for cool touch knitted clothing.

August 16, 2021

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