Aug 29, 2014
In April 2008, the British Standards for writing and marking instruments, BS 7272-1:2008 and BS 7272-2:2008 were published by BSI.
Aug 28, 2014
Prop 65 is now over 25 years old and has been effective in reducing exposures to toxic chemicals.
Aug 27, 2014
The US Congress has recently introduced a proposal to establish a list of chemicals that are considered to be persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBTs) with allowable uses.
Aug 26, 2014
The EU has recently launched a public consultation for a proposal to revise the limits for soluble chromium (VI) under the Toy Safety Directive (TSD). The final date for comments will be 28 September 2014.
Aug 21, 2014
In August 2008, President George W. Bush signed the ‘Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008’ (CPSIA) into law (1).
Aug 20, 2014
SGS is proud to announce the upcoming opening of its new wireless testing facility in Branchburg, New Jersey, USA.
Aug 20, 2014
On 25 July 2014, the American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM) released a new safety specification for Infant/Toddler Rockers, which establishes requirements, test methods and marking for the safe use by both the occupant and caregiver.
Aug 19, 2014
SGS has established a new textile testing laboratory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, one of the important textile and garment manufacturing sites in the region.
Aug 15, 2014
On 14 July, 2014 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an open letter (1) notifying manufacturers, importers, and retailers of holiday seasonal lighting and that they are on notice of safety related concern for their products.
Aug 14, 2014
On 11 June 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) (1) for a safety standard for sling carriers, designated 16 CFR 1228, in compliance with the direction under Section 104(b) of the CPSIA.