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Audits and Certification

In any industry or sector, your products and services must conform to the standards and regulations required by your target market.

Without the correct compliance, your market access is diminished, supply chains break down and your bottom line is affected.

Our Services

93/42/EEC – Medical Devices Directive, CE Marking for Europe

Age Grading Evaluation

Algeria – Certificate of Conformity for Exports

Antibacterial UV Protection and Functional Treatment

Ash Analysis

ASTM and US EPA Tests

Audit Against Customer Specific Criteria

Audits against the ASEAN Safety Requirements (2003)

Audits against the COLIPA Safety Requirements (1995)


Bonsucro Certification

Brand Protection and Supply Chain Integrity

Brazil Toy Certification

BRCGS Global Standard for Consumer Products Certification

BRCGS Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials Certification

BS 8555 - Certification - Implementation of Environmental Management Systems

Bunker and Conditional Surveys

Burundi – PVoC Program

California Proposition 65

Carbon Footprint

Cargo Tally Verification


cGMP Analytical Chemistry - QC Release

Challenge Tests

Chemical Requirements

Chemical Testing

China Safety Testing - GB 18401

Chinese GB Standards Textile Testing

Cleanliness Inspections

Colorfastness and Shrinkage

Comprehensive Cover (CC)

Construction Analysis

Consumer Panel and Expert Grading

Container Testing Services

Controversial Substance Analysis

Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR)

Cosmetics GMP Audits


CPSIA Consultancy and Third Party Testing

CPSIA Training

Crop Monitoring

Crude Oil and Feedstock Testing

Customized Audit Solutions

Customs Union – Toy CU Certification

Damage Survey

Data Management Tool

Dopant Profiling SIMS and SRP

Draft Survey

During Production Check DUPRO

Ecotoxicology Studies

Egypt – Conformity Assessment Services

Electrical Requirements

Electrical Safety Certification

EMC Testing

Energy Audit

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Environmental Audit Services

Environmental Simulation and Analysis

Equator Principles - Independent Review

Ethiopia – Product Conformity Certificate (ECAE)

ETI Audits

EU Biocides Regulation

EU Cosmetics Regulation

EU Detergent Regulation

EU Ecolabel


Extractables and Leachables Testing

Fiber Material Composition

Field Trials Services

Final Random Inspection - FRI

Flammability and Physical Requirements

Flammability Tests

Float-Sink and Washability Testing

Food Contact Tests

Aerial View of a Forest During Fall

FSC™ Forest Management Certification

Full Outturn Guarantee (FOG)

Full Outturn Quality (FOQ)

Fumigation Services

Functional and Athleisure Wear

Gabon – Certificate of Conformity (PROGEC)

Garments without Guilt


Good Distribution Practices (GDP) Certification for Pharmaceutical Industry

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Certification

Grain Size Analysis

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – Toy G-mark Certification

Hazardous Substance Control Workshop

High Visibility Clothing

Hold and Hatch Inspections

Woman Looking out of Window of Car

IATF 16949:2016 – Automotive Quality Management System

IECEE HS Reporting Services

IETP Audits

Impact Analysis

In-Service Inspections

Indonesia – Toy SNI Certification

Initial Production Check - IPC

Input and Farming Audits

ISCC Certification

ISO 14001:2015 - Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14064 – Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Verification

ISO 14067 - Carbon Footprint

Business Colleagues Discussing a Project

ISO 22301 - Certification - Business Continuity Management

ISO 22716 – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Awareness Training for Cosmetics

ISO 22716 – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Interpretation and Audit Training for Cosmetic Industry

ISO 26000 – Performance Assessment – Social Responsibility

ISO 26000 – Social Responsibility – Implementation Training

ISO 31000 Principles & Guidelines: Risk Management Certification

Construction Worker Wearing Safety Harness

ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS)

ISO 50001 – Energy Management Systems – Awareness Training

Engineer Examining Machine Part on a Production Line

ISO 9001 – Certification – Quality Management Systems

ISTA Certification (International Safe Transit Association)

Ivory Coast – Verification of Conformity (VOC)

Japan – Toy ST Certification

JPMA Certification

Kenya – PVoC Program

Kuwait – KUCAS Certification

Labeling and Warnings

Lean Awareness Training

LHAMA Compliance Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials

Load-Port and Pre-Shipment Assays

Loading and Discharge Supervision

Loading Master, On-Hires and Off-Hires

Loading Unloading Supervision (LSUS)

Local and International Multicenter Quality of Life Studies

Management of SVHC

Manufacturer, Importer and Distributor Obligations

Manufacturing Control

Material Testing

Method Development Optimization and Validation

Microbiological Testing for Life Sciences

Microbiological Testing: Cosmetics

Microbiological Tests

Moisture, LOI and Water

Mongolia – Conformity Assessment Program

Multi-element ICP Packages

Mystery Shopping

Nigeria – Product Conformity Assessment (SONCAP)

Non-GMO Certification

OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Auditor/Lead Auditor Training

OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health and Safety Audit & Certification

Oil and Fats Analysis

Online Analysis (OLA)

Packaging Performance Testing

Party Settlement and Umpire Assays

PAS 2050 - Carbon Footprint

Pest Management Services

Physical and Chemical Testing

Physical and Mechanical Tests


Product Composition Analysis

Product Design Analysis

Product Labeling Review and Support

Product Performance Testing

Production Plan Monitoring

Project Management

Project Monitoring Services

Project Review and Due Diligence

Proximate and Ultimate Analysis

Qatar – PVoC Program

Quality and Safety Management

Raw Materials Inspection

Reference Material Services

Registration Dossier

Regulations Updates Training

Rejection Guarantee

Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) Verification

Responsible Recycling Practices (R2) Certification

Retail Store Check

Reverse Engineering

Risk Based Inspections

RJC Certification Audits

RoHS Certificate of Conformity (CoC)

RoHS for Retailers

RoHS Testing

Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS) Certification

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certification

SA 8000 - Social Accountability Certification

Safety Assessment

Safety Data Sheet Classification and Labeling

SAI Farm Sustainability Assessment Program


Saudi Arabia – SASO Certificate of Conformity

Security Audits

SEM and TEM Cross Sectioning

SGS RoHS Certification Mark

SIEF and Third Party Representation

Single Parameters

SMETA Audits

Social Audits

Social Responsibility Audits

Social Systems Lead Auditor Training

Source ASEAN Full Service Alliance (SAFSA)

South Korea – Toy KC Certification

Specific Gravity and Bulk Density

Stability Testing Services

Stock Monitoring Services

Stockpile Inventory Measurement

Substance Identification

Supplier Quality Development Services

Sustainability Report Assurance (SRA)

SVHC Testing

System Bias Testing

TAPA Facility Security Requirements (FSR)

Technical Assistance

Technical Documentation for Toys

Thin Film Analysis

Toxicological Risk Assessment (TRA)

Toxicological Testing

Transport Packaging Tests

Uganda – Pre-Export Verification of Conformity

US Cosmetics Regulation

US Detergents Regulations

US Tissue and Hygiene Regulation

VDA 6 x Quality Management System Certification

VDA 6.3 Process Audits

Vendor Development

Visual Inspection

VOC Testing

Voluntary Activities and Other Schemes

Water System Validation

WRAP Audits

Zero Discharge Best Practice and Implementation

Zero Discharge Chemical Risk Assessments

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Identifying the correct market regulations for your products or services can be a complex challenge. Understanding national and international regulations, sector or industry specific standards and bespoke customer requirements needs thorough investigation and detailed industry knowledge.

At SGS, we offer a wide range of audit and certification services to cover your entire value chain, from product certification to process organization, service and systems certification. We are well known for our thorough and detailed audit, verification and inspection standards, giving you the assurance you need to take your services and products to market. Our global network of expertise, and advanced testing facilities can be tailored to fit your specific needs, to make sure your products and services meet and exceed their target expectations.

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