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Amendment to the European Standard on Mattresses for Cots and Cribs

In May 2017, the CEN published a new European standard, EN16890: 2017, concerning mattresses used for young children in cots and cribs. An amendment to the standard is now available.

New European Standard on Seating for Children Published

In July 2021, the CEN published a new European standard, EN 17191: 2021, concerning seating for children.

Standard Chartered Becomes First International Bank to Promote EDGE

Standard Chartered’s clients to enjoy free advisory services from SGS and Sintali for EDGE certification across the world.

SGS Opens Peru’s First Port-Based Laboratory in Matarani

Our Matarani lab offers analyses of mineral concentrates and diesel product samples.

New European Standard on Seating for Children Published

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare (EQDM) has published a technical guide for food contact paper and board.

Inspecting the Safety of Textiles Along Interconnected Supply Chains

Here’s Jason from our Inspection team in China. He works along whole textile supply chains to ensure safety and quality regulations are met so ultimately the final product reaches the consumer consistently good.

EU Regulates C9-C14 Perfluorocarboxylic Acids under REACH

The EU has added C9-C14 PFCAs and C9-C14 PFCA-related substances under ANNEX XVII of REACH. The new law will become effective on February 25, 2023.

EU Proposes to Revise CLP Regulation on Substances and Mixtures

The EU has informed the WTO of its intention to revise the CLP Regulation. Substances and mixtures are obliged to be classified, labeled and packaged 18 months after the date of entry into force of the amendment.