Jan 20, 2016
The European Union (EU) has recently amended the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC (TSD) to include the restriction of formamide and 4 preservatives in certain toys.
Jan 19, 2016
The issue of slavery is on the radar of many corporations, not merely for ethical reasons but as a potential reputational risk given the frequent media exposés of certain inhumane working conditions.
Jan 15, 2016
As a designated testing laboratory, SGS Korea has announced its use of the KC testing fee for broadcasting and communication equipment.
Jan 14, 2016
In order to raise global labor conditions, the world’s leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, and manufacturers have partnered with third-party testing firms.
Jan 13, 2016
Any company today that wants to sell medical technology with a grid-independent power supply on the global market must adhere to the International Electrotechnical Commission's (IEC) standards.
Jan 12, 2016
What manufacturers print on their medical devices is not only a matter of outlook and brand, but also regulated, compulsory information. Different requirements come from different versions of medical standards.
Jan 11, 2016
The holiday season is no better time to focus on the complexities of launching new electrical and electronic (E&E) products on the market.
Jan 08, 2016
SGS teams up with H&M and their suppliers by providing a Hazardous Substance Control (HSC) Workshop (1) for professionals in textile production.
Jan 07, 2016
European standard EN 581-2:2009 Outdoor furniture – mechanical safety requirements and test methods for seating has been superseded by EN 581-2:2015.
Jan 05, 2016
France has recently extended the temporary restriction of formamide in toy puzzle mats. The extension period is for a further 12 months. The new law took effect on October 26, 2015.