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Enabling a Better Workplace for All Employees Through Diversity & Inclusion In the first installment of this six-part series, we examine how SGS is promoting employee wellbeing through diversity and inclusion programs. March 8, 2021 Features
OEMs Develop Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) Standards An alliance between Renault and Nissan has developed a new standard for volatile organic compound (VOC) testing of the materials used in vehicle interiors, using the micro-scale chamber method. March 8, 2021 Updates
Several EU Member States Announce the Prohibition of Food Contact Bamboo-Melamine Plastics Several EU Member States Announce the Prohibition of Food Contact Bamboo-Melamine Plastics March 8, 2021 Updates
Washington State, U.S., Prohibits PFAS in Certain Food Packaging Washington State has banned PFAS in four specific types of food packaging derived from plant fibers. This ban will become effective in February 2023. March 4, 2021 Updates
Update: Sweden Proposes Chemical Tax on Clothing and Footwear in 2022 The Swedish government announced its plans to introduce the chemical tax on clothing and footwear in April 2021, but due to the pandemic, the rollout will be postponed to 2022. March 3, 2021 Updates
Hong Kong Revises Standards for Certain Toys and Children’s Products Hong Kong has amended its list of standards for demonstrating compliance with up-to-date safety requirements for toys and children’s products. The new standards will become effective on October 1, 2021. March 3, 2021 Updates
EU Sets Limit for PCP Under Regulation on Persistent Organic Pollutants The EU has set a limit for pentachlorophenol (PCP), its salts and esters under the POP Recast Regulation. The amendment will become effective on March 15, 2021. March 2, 2021 Updates
Renewing Our Top EcoVadis Platinum Rating for Sustainability Leadership We have maintained our place among the top 1% of the world’s 45,000 best rated companies. March 2, 2021 Business News
Maine, USA, Publishes Draft List of Food Contact Chemicals of High Concern The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has published its draft list of food contact chemicals of high concern. Comments are accepted until March 10, 2021. March 1, 2021 Updates
Gain Access to the BIFMA Compliant Register with SGS Furniture Testing SGS supports U.S. furniture manufacturers in achieving product listings within new ‘BIFMA Compliant’ register launched March 1, 2021. March 1, 2021 Business News