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Product Recall Trends in Cosmetics, Personal Care & Household: Q3 2017 Both the USA and EU saw recalls in the CPCH category fall during Q3, 2017 (compared to Q2). November 7, 2017 Updates
Product Recall Trends in Electrical & Electronics: Q3 2017 Recalls of electrical and electronic products remained steady in the EU, and reduced in the USA, in Q3, 2017. November 7, 2017 Updates
Product Recall Trends in Hardlines: Q3 2017 Recalls of hardlines products fell in Q3 2017 in both the EU and USA. November 7, 2017 Updates
Product Recall Trends in Softlines: Q3 2017 Clothing, fashion and textile items top the list of recalled products in both the USA and EU in Q3 2017. November 7, 2017 Updates
Seed Testing Network in Canada Expands Three new seed labs and their staff have been added to SGS’s seed testing network in Canada, to ensure delivery of a truly countrywide service. November 7, 2017 Business News
SGS Expands Textile and Footwear Testing Facilities in Bangladesh In Dhaka, newly expanded, state of the art facilities are now open and delivering services to the textile and footwear industries. November 7, 2017 Business News
2017 Focus on Rice Rice is an important industry in Asia, both in terms of production and consumption. The industry has a clear focus on producing rice to meet demands in both domestic and export markets. November 6, 2017 Features
US EPA Revises Voluntary Consensus Standards for Formaldehyde Emission in Composite Wood The US EPA has recently published a Direct Final Rule (DFR) to revise the voluntary consensus standards for formaldehyde emission in composite wood. Unless adverse comments are received, the DFR will become effective on December 11, 2017. November 6, 2017 Updates
US CPSC Publishes Final Rule for Phthalates under CPSIA The CPSC has recently published a final rule to restrict phthalates in children’s toys and child care articles. The new rule will become effective on April 25, 2018. November 3, 2017 Updates
SGS Acquires BioVision Seed Research Limited, Canada SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of BioVision Seed Research Limited, Headquartered in Edmonton, Canada. November 3, 2017 Global Corporate News