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In-House or Contract Laboratory Testing – What’s Best for Your Food Business? In the age of the internet, social media, cloud computing and high analytics, data is the resource that drives everything. Negative online consumer reviews can immediately impact businesses, who must make instant decisions to release or hold products. These decisions need to be based on reliable food safety and quality data, but what is the best way to gather it – in-house laboratory or contract laboratory? 14 Jan 2020 Features
SGS Acquires Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc. SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc., headquartered in Texas, USA. 08 Jan 2020 Global Corporate News
ENAC Testing Lab Accreditation for Electric Vehicle Chargers UNE-EN-ISO/IEC accreditation enables the company to issue test reports endorsed with the ENAC logo. 08 Jan 2020 Business News
Ban on Halogenated Flame Retardants and Labelling Requirements in EU Ecodesign Requirements for Electronic Displays The European Union (EU) has recently prohibited the use of halogenated flame retardants in plastic enclosures and stands of electronic displays and introduces several new labelling requirements for some hazardous substances. The new regulation will take effect starting March 1, 2021. 23 Dec 2019 Updates
SGS certifies the Ministry of Ecological Transition as a sustainable manager of COP25 SGS was the body responsible for auditing implementation of this management system during the climate summit in Madrid. 16 Dec 2019 Business News
Food Contact Bamboo and Melamine Products Continue to Face Challenges in Europe Composite materials containing bamboo and melamine-formaldehyde resin are facing scrutiny in the EU. Recent risk assessments by the German Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (BfR) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reconfirm specific migration issues and use of questionable additives. 11 Dec 2019 Updates
Enantioselective Approach for PPP Residue Studies Developed Our new residue study approach, developed following publication of EFSA guidance, proves whether there is enantiomeric conversion during the metabolization phase in crops. 09 Dec 2019 Business News
European Commission Restricted the Use of 4-(3-ethoxy-4-hydroxyphenyl) butan-2-one On 6 November 2019, European Commission published a Regulation (EU) 2019/1858 for amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 and allow the use of one more preservative Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone (HEPB) in cosmetic products. 06 Dec 2019 Updates
EU Updates the Use of Nano Titanium Dioxide in Cosmetics with a Warning On November 6, 2019, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/1857 amending Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009. An entry on requirements for Titanium dioxide and its nano form are amended. 06 Dec 2019 Updates
EU Updates Maximum Residue Limit for Diflubenzuron in Salmonidae Species On November 08, 2019, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/1881, amending Regulation (EU) No 37/2010, reducing the MRLs for diflubenzuron. 04 Dec 2019 Updates