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US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Approved Final Rule for the Safety Standard for Infant Bouncer Seats The Infant Bouncer seats regulation was published in the Federal Register on September 18, 2017 and codified under U.S Code of Federal Regulation 16 CFR 1229. September 22, 2017 Updates
SGS Approved as a ZDHC Accredited Trainer Accreditation means SGS can conduct ZDHC chemical management training for stakeholders in the textile and footwear value chain. September 20, 2017 Business News
SGS and EHL Collaborate in a Second Capstone Project For the second time, SGS and Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne have joined forces in a capstone project, this time to help take SGS’s Hospitality Experience to market. September 19, 2017 Business News
EU Proposes to Strengthen Migration Limit for Chromium (VI) in Certain Toy Materials The EU is proposing to strengthen the migration limit for chromium (VI) in scraped-off toy materials. If approved, the new restrictions could become effective in Q3 2019. September 15, 2017 Updates
Webinar Series on Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 & 14001:2015 We are hosting a series of bilingual, complimentary webinars focusing on the best practices for transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. September 15, 2017 Business News
EU – Second SVHC Consultation in 2017 on Nine Proposals by ECHA On September 5, 2017 ECHA launched a second 2017 public consultation on nine potential SVHCs. The Candidate List will expand to 182 if these proposals are accepted. September 14, 2017 Updates
NRTL Services in North America Expand with UL 844 Approval OSHA has recognized SGS’s laboratory in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, as an NRTL capable of testing and certifying lighting used in hazardous locations – UL 844. September 14, 2017 Business News
Carrefour and SGS Launch Visual Trust Carrefour and SGS successfully launched the Visual Trust initiative during National Food Safety Week in Beijing. September 13, 2017 Business News
Domestic Oven Gloves – CE Mark – PPE Updates Effective April 21, 2018, domestic oven gloves and mitts will be classified as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and regulated under the new PPE regulation 425/2016/EU. This regulation will repeal and replace Directive 89/686/EEC. September 13, 2017 Updates
SGS Expands Textile Testing Facilities in Mexico Our laboratory in Naucalpan, Mexico now offers an enhanced range of physical and chemical testing for textiles and apparel. September 12, 2017 Business News