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MERCOSUR – Member Countries Enforce Technical Regulation on Labelling of Textile Products The MERCOSUR (Southern Common Market) has recently approved and issued the Technical Regulation on Labelling of Textiles Products, MERCOSUR/GMC/RES. No. 62/18, to establish the labelling requirements for textile products produced in or imported for sale in MERCOSUR member countries. This Technical Regulation must be incorporated in the legal system of the MERCOSUR countries before 15th June 2019. January 22, 2019 Updates
SGS 2018 Full Year Results 2018 marked a new milestone in the SGS Group history as it surpassed CHF 1 billion in adjusted operating income. January 22, 2019 Global Corporate News
EU – ECHA Adds Six New SVHCs to Candidate List On January 15, 2019, ECHA added six new SVHCs to the Candidate List. This brings the total number of SVHCs to 197. January 21, 2019 Updates
SGS Acquires LeanSis Productividad, Spain SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of LeanSis Productividad, headquartered in Valencia, Spain. January 21, 2019 Global Corporate News
Intermarché Maps Own Brand Organic Products Using SGS Transparency-One SGS Transparency-One enables companies to identify, analyze, and monitor all suppliers, components, and production sites in their supply chains. January 17, 2019 Customer Stories
EU Revises Food Contact Plastics Regulation The EU has recently amended its ‘Food Contact Plastics’ Regulation. This latest revision will become effective on January 31, 2019. January 17, 2019 Updates
Mombasa Extends and Expands Efficacy Trials Capabilities Following evaluation by the Kenyan Pest Control Products Board, SGS’s facility in Mombasa has had its accreditation for residue analysis renewed and its efficacy trial scope expanded. January 16, 2019 Business News
SGS Institut Fresenius Successfully Renews GLP Accreditation The SGS Institut Fresenius in Germany has successfully renewed its certificate for Good Laboratory Practice. January 16, 2019 Business News
China New Product Standard – FZ/T 44004-2018 <Silk Bedding> China has implemented its first product standard for silk bedding on September 1, 2018. January 14, 2019 Updates
EU Proposes to Restrict Formaldehyde in Certain Toys The EU is proposing to restrict formaldehyde in specific toy materials under Appendix C to the Toy Safety Directive. The restrictions could become effective at the end of 2020. January 14, 2019 Updates