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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
Customer Testing Facilities (CTF) Program Streamlines Testing The Customer Testing Facility (CTF) program opens the door to many manufacturers' testing laboratories, within the framework of various international and SGS certifications. 16 Jul 2019 Features
Delivering Enhanced Cybersecurity Solutions with SGS Digital Trust Services SGS delivers comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for all market segments including medical devices and consumer product industries with Digital Trust Services. 16 Jul 2019 Features
Electrical Products Circular Economies and Waste Management How can businesses ensure their products are sustainable and yet remain commercially viable and compliant with market regulations? 16 Jul 2019 Features
Electrical Products Circular Economies and Waste Management How can businesses ensure their products are sustainable and yet remain commercially viable and compliant with market regulations? 16 Jul 2019 Features