SGS Accredited for Voluntary Certification Under China RoHS
March 27, 2020


SGS is pleased to announce it can now support businesses with compliance to China’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical Appliance...

More California Prop 65 Reformulations for Cadmium and Lead in Consumer Products
March 26, 2020


Several California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) settlements and judgements were reached in 2019 in relation to cadmium and lead in a variety of con...

January 02, 2020


On December 9, 2019, the New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo, signed into law a bill restricting the use of 1,4-Dioxane in a variety of cosme...

December 05, 2019


Switzerland has aligned its Toy Safety Ordinance with the European Union’s (EU’s) Directive 2009/48/EC, the so-called Toy Safety Directive (TSD...

November 29, 2019


The average price of commercial forestry on the market rose 23% over the last year, according to an industry leading report launched today (Wed...

October 31, 2019


The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has opened a public consultation on restricting skin sensitizing substances in articles made from textile, ...

October 31, 2019


The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) to exempt several unfinished manufactured fib...

October 30, 2019


The European Union (EU) has published its latest list of toy safety standards for presumption of conformity with Directive 2009/48/EC, the so-c...

October 18, 2019


The US Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has amended 16 CFR 1130 - Requirements for Consumer Registration of Durable Infant or Toddler...

October 05, 2019


The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) began its second public consultation of the year on September 3, 2019. The consultation is looking at the p...

September 11, 2019


Illinois has become the latest US state to introduce regulations covering bisphenol A (BPA) in consumer products. On August 26, 2019, the Illin...

September 08, 2019


The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a revision to the Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products Act on August 21, 2...

September 06, 2019


SGS Digicomply, an advanced regulatory compliance management platform from the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certificat...

September 06, 2019


SGS is pleased to announce the launch of its new ‘Product Recalls’ digital platform – an at-a-glance, online database that gives consumer goods...

September 01, 2019


Consumers in the European Union (EU) will soon have direct access to information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) in consumer products...

August 30, 2019


The European Union’s announcement this month of the addition of four new hazardous substances to its candidate list of Substances of Very High ...

August 23, 2019


Manufacturers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) are increasingly moving away from the ‘linear economy’ in response to the demands of...

August 22, 2019


The European Commission (EC) has adopted the revised toy trampoline standard EN 71-14:2018 as showing compliance with European Union (EU) Direc...

August 19, 2019


EN IEC 63000:2018 has been approved by the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) as demonstrating presumption of co...

August 18, 2019


On July 12, 2019, the EU notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of its intention to update its restrictions on the use of lead in polymers...

August 18, 2019


The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has added four new Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) to the Candidate List under REACH. The additions ...