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SGS Launches The SGS Independently Checked Mark Generate confidence and trust, and bring transparency to the complex world of product testing and regulation compliance with the SGS Independently Checked Mark. August 17, 2017 Business News
PT Pupuk Kaltim Indonesia Receives IFA Certification SGS has awarded the first IFA Protect and Sustain Excellence certification in Indonesia, extending safety, health and environmental management beyond the factory gate. August 17, 2017 Business News
Fipronil Analysis for Eggs and Egg Products Health and government agencies have confirmed that eggs in several countries have been contaminated with fipronil, an insecticide. August 15, 2017 Business News
India’s BIS Extension for Batteries Registered to IS 16046:2012 Is Coming to An End In December 2016, BIS extended the registration deadline for IS 16046:2012 to August 31, 2017. Manufacturers choosing to use IS 16046:2012 have until August 31, 2017 to comply with IS 16046:2015. August 14, 2017 Updates
New China Updated Product Standard – GB/T 22700-2016 <Washed Garments> National standard GB/T 22700-2008 was implemented nearly 9 years ago. The China National Standardization Technical Committees for Apparel has revised GB/T 22700-2008. The updated version GB/T 22700-2016 was implemented on July 1, 2017. August 14, 2017 Updates
EU Bans Three Fragrance Allergens Used in Cosmetic Products The European Commission has published Regulation (EU) 2017/1410, banning the use of three fragrance allergens, HICC (CAS NO. 51414-25-6/ 31906-04-4), atranol (CAS NO. 526-37-4) and chloroatranol (CAS NO. 57074-21-2). August 11, 2017 Updates
Turkey Adds Substances to Control List in Market Surveillance for Footwear Products The Turkish Ministry of Economy has recently announced new customs controls for footwear products that are subject to market surveillance. Official Gazette 29236 added new restrictions for phthalates, Chromium VI and Dioctyltin (DOT) to the control list. The new controls became effective on July 10, 2017. August 11, 2017 Updates
Focus on Black Sea In the Black Sea region the new grain season started two weeks ago. August 10, 2017 Features
Certification for London's Crossrail Trains SGS has certified that London’s new trains meet EU and UK technical regulations. August 9, 2017 Business News
Maine Restricts Flame Retardants in Residential Upholstered Furniture The US state of Maine has recently passed measures to regulate flame retardants in residential upholstered furniture. The new restrictions will become effective on January 1, 2019. August 8, 2017 Updates