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The Problem of Microbeads in Personal Care Products The world is waking up to the issue of microplastic beads in cosmetic and personal care products. Authorities around the globe are introducing legislation to phase out the use of microbeads and manufacturers need to stay informed to remain compliant. October 3, 2017 Features
The Rise of E-Commerce Retailing is undergoing a seismic shift with the rising dominance of e-commerce. We explore the advantages and potential pitfalls of this new way of shopping. October 3, 2017 Features
What do you need to place furniture on the Chinese market? Failure to comply with the appropriate regulations when manufacturing or importing furniture into China can result in fines, destruction of stock, or revocation of a license. Stakeholders need to understand China’s legal and regulatory system to successfully access its furniture market. October 3, 2017 Features
Making Sure Food Contact Materials Comply with North American Regulations Food contact materials and articles are regulated by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act in the US and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act in Canada, but manufacturers and suppliers need to be aware that this is not the whole story. October 3, 2017 Features
European Medical Devices Regulation Published Economic operators involved in the medical device business have three years from May 25, 2017 to transition. October 3, 2017 Business News
Saudi Arabia SASO EER Registration Manufacturers and importers of refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, washing machines, electric motors and lighting products that intend to bring such products to the South Arabian market need to comply with SASO regulations. October 3, 2017 Business News
US EPA Extends Compliance Dates for Composite Wood Products The US EPA has published a Final Rule to extend the compliance dates for composite wood products. The new compliance dates will be implemented in phases, starting December 12, 2018. September 29, 2017 Updates
Manufacturing Standards Training for Tesco New global program offers training courses to Tesco manufacturers, delivered by SGS. September 28, 2017 Business News
SGS Launches New eLearning Courses SGS Academy launches four cutting edge eLearning courses to deliver personalized learning experiences to today's learners. September 28, 2017 Business News
Vietnam Proposes Technical Regulation for Certain Food Contact Materials and Articles Vietnam is proposing a new technical regulation for food contact plastics and food contact containers for certain dairy products. If approved, the new law could become effective in mid-2018. September 28, 2017 Updates