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New European Food Ingredient Labeling Rules EU adopts regulation to implement rules for the labeling of primary food ingredients. 31 Jul 2019 Features
Analytical Testing for Seafood Safety and Authenticity With the growth in global demand for seafood, the latest state-of-the-art technology is being utilized in testing of product safety and authenticity. 31 Jul 2019 Features
Quality Assurance for Sports Nutrition Products We describe the variety of sports nutrition products and explain the importance of maintaining quality. 31 Jul 2019 Features
Animal Cell Culture and Vegetarian Alternative Product Labeling Manufacturers of traditionally harvested animal products are seeking labeling rules to distinguish their products and those made from animal cell cultures and vegetarian alternatives. 31 Jul 2019 Features
European Commission Publishes Guide to Interpreting EN 14682:2014 on Cords & Drawstrings in Children’s Clothes The 2014 revision of EN 14682 prompted the need for additional guidance on the technical aspects of garment design. Children's clothing, like adult clothing, is highly fashionable, resulting in changing garment styles. The aim of this Technical Report is to assist all stakeholders in this fast changing and inventive industry. 26 Jul 2019 Updates
Food Contact Products Containing Bamboo Come Under Scrutiny by Market Surveillance in Europe Composite materials containing bamboo powder and melamine are facing strong headwinds on the EU market. Several issues, including excessive migration of formaldehyde and melamine, misleading advertising and use of potentially non-authorized additives have caught the attention of market surveillance and consumer stakeholders. 26 Jul 2019 Updates
EU Proposes to Expand Lead Restrictions Under Reach The EU has informed the WTO of its intention to amend the restriction of lead falling under entry 63 to Annex XVII of REACH. Upon publication in the Official Journal, the provisions will be implemented in phases starting two years after the date of entry into force. 23 Jul 2019 Updates
RoHS II Transitional Period Ends on July 22, 2019 For All Electric Toys and Any Other EEE Directive 2011/65/EU was published on June 8, 2011. Products that previously had been excluded from the RoHS scope need to become compliant before July 22, 2019. 22 Jul 2019 Updates
2019 Half Year Results SGS delivers solid results and achieves a number of strategic milestones in H1 2019. 18 Jul 2019 Global Corporate News
Furniture Services Expand for EU Exporters to the USA SGS has expanded its furniture testing capabilities in Europe to support EU manufacturers exporting products to the USA. 17 Jul 2019 Business News