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New Jersey Bans Asbestos-Containing Products The US state of New Jersey has prohibited asbestos in all products. The new law will become effective on September 1, 2019. June 3, 2019 Updates
SGS Opens New EMC Testing Lab In Thailand SGS is pleased to announce the opening of its new Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing laboratory at Amata City in Chonburi, Thailand. May 31, 2019 Business News
EU Commission Announces Market Surveillance Activities for Food Contact Materials Recommendation (EU) 2019/794 informs the industry about an initiative to evaluate food contact materials with regard to their food safety compliance. This will cover a significant number of substances, as well as a large variety of food contact products and materials, some of which have not previously been the focus of similar activities. May 30, 2019 Updates
Global Megatrends: Digitalization and Cybersecurity SGS identifies the megatrends impacting the future of our world – this month: digitalization and cybersecurity. May 28, 2019 Features
UNIDO and SGS Partner to Develop National E-waste Management Capacities UNIDO and SGS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop national e-waste management capacities. May 28, 2019 Business News
SGS Awards EXCiPACT Certification to Nitika Pharmaceutical Specialities SGS has awarded Nitika Pharmaceutical Specialities EXCiPACT certification as pharmaceutical excipient suppliers. May 27, 2019 Business News
CTIA Reschedules Mandatory Compliance Dates for CTIA OTA and MIMO OTA Test Plan Certification CTIA has delayed the dates when CTIA OTA Test Plan, Version 3.8.2, and CTIA MIMO OTA Test Plan, Version 1.2, for wireless products become mandatory. May 22, 2019 Updates
Gafta Awards "Approved Fumigator" Status to SGS in Canada and Romania Gafta, the Grain and Feed Trade Association, has awarded SGS in Canada and Romania "Approved Fumigator" status. May 22, 2019 Business News
Switzerland Proposes to Align its ORRChem with EU REACH Switzerland is proposing to align its chemical restrictions under ORRChem with those of EU REACH. If approved, the new restrictions will be implemented in phases starting December 1, 2019. May 22, 2019 Updates
EU Establishes the Format for Registration and Reporting Under the WEEE Directive The European Commission implements Regulation (EU) 2019/290 establishing a harmonized format for registration and reporting of producers of electrical and electronic equipment. May 21, 2019 Updates