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SGS Wins Award for Best Integrated Report in Switzerland This award endorses our commitment to open, authentic and accessible reporting and communications. 25 Oct 2019 Global Corporate News
SGS Expands Capacity in the Safety Assessments of Rolling Stock and Train Control Systems SGS operations in Spain have been awarded an accreditation as an Assessment Body (AsBo) for the European Regulation 402/2013 Common Safety Method for Risk Assessment (CSM-RA). 22 Oct 2019 Business News
EU References EN 71-3:2019 for Presumption of Conformity with Toy Safety Directive The EU cites the EN 71-3:2019 standard for presumption of conformity with the Toy Safety Directive. The latest list of toy safety standards becomes effective on October 16, 2019. 21 Oct 2019 Updates
EU Raises Restriction Proposal under REACH on Skin Sensitising Substances in Textile and Leather Articles The authorities of France and Sweden have jointly submitted a restriction proposal for skin sensitising substances under the European Chemicals Regulation (REACH), with the intent to restrict skin allergens in articles made of textiles, leather, fur and hides. 18 Oct 2019 Updates
Macy’s Adopts a New Supply Chain Transparency Platform SGS & Transparency-One will deliver supply transparency and training to more than 800 private label suppliers. 17 Oct 2019 Features
Stakeholder Consultation on Four Substances Under EU RoHS 2 The Oeko-Institut has launched a stakeholder consultation into four substances as part of its study to review and amend the EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2) Annex II list of restricted substances. 15 Oct 2019 Updates
Anti-poison centres notifications and UFI in labels From January 2021, companies will be obliged to add a UFI on the label, in addition to the already mandatory hazard warnings and pictograms, for all dangerous mixtures placed on the market. 09 Oct 2019 Business News
Are Your E-Scooters Safe? The increasing popularity of e-scooters has highlighted the need for testing that reviews safety and performance. 08 Oct 2019 Features
Addressing Increased Demand for “Low Halogen” Materials in EE products We look at the increasing demand for ‘low halogen’ materials in EEE products and the standards that are available to demonstrate it. 08 Oct 2019 Features
EU Commission Publishes a Guidance Document on Soother Holders On September 23, 2019, the EU Commission published a guidance document to clarify when soother holders are double use products: intended to fasten the soother to a child’s garment and intended as a toy to play with. 08 Oct 2019 Updates