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Israel Bans Fur Sale in the Fashion Industry

Israeli Minister of Environment Protection passed an amendment to regulations as part of the Wildlife Protection Law on June 9, 2021 and is the first country to ban the sale of fur for fashion. It prohibits the sale and purchase of fur throughout the country. The new legislation will be officially enacted in six months, with a few exemptions.

SGS in New Zealand Introduces Online Alpaca Fleece Testing Services

We are proud to introduce our comprehensive online alpaca fleece testing services, dedicated to the specific needs of breeders and farmers.

SGS Maintains Highest ESG Rating Awarded by MSCI

We have maintained our AAA rating for environmental, social and governance leadership for the second consecutive year.

China Releases a New National Standard for Restricted Chemical Substances in Consumer Products – GB/T 39498-2020

QB/T 4552-2020 was released on December 9, 2020 and was officially implemented on April 1, 2021.

China Releases a New National Standard for Restricted Chemical Substances in Consumer Products – GB/T 39498-2020

China issued a new national standard GB/T 39498-2020 Guidelines for the use and control of key chemical substances in consumer products. The new standard became effective on June 1, 2021

US CPSC Approves New Safety Standard (16 CFR 1236) for Infant Sleep Products

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety rule, 16 CFR 1236, for Infant Sleep Products intended for sleep and age graded for babies under five months of age.

New ISO Standards for Tourism Industry

Our relevant solutions, such as the SGS Hospitality Experience Program, are reflected in the standard's objectives, scope and content.

SGS Announces the Official Opening of Its New Food Testing Laboratory in Papua New Guinea

SGS is pleased to announce the opening of a brand-new food laboratory; helping businesses access internationally recognized testing in Papua New Guinea.