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Geological and Mining Engineering Services for the Minerals & Mining Industry Watch our video to learn more about our geological and mining engineering services for the minerals and mining industry. May 11, 2018 Features
U.S. – San Francisco Bans the Sale of New Fur Apparel and Accessories On March 20, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a ban on the sale of new fur apparel and accessories in the city of San Francisco. The ordinance will go into effect on January 1, 2019. May 10, 2018 Updates
US CARB Publishes Two Articles to Assist the Composite Wood Products Industry US CARB has announced that it will accept compliant composite wood products that are labeled as TSCA Title VI compliant. The agency also provided a comparison between CARB and US EPA requirements to assist the composite wood products industry. May 10, 2018 Updates
Canada Publishes Completely New Regulations for Children’s Jewelry Canada restricts the use of lead and cadmium in children’s jewelry. The new restrictions will become effective on November 2, 2018. May 9, 2018 Updates
USDA AMS Proposes US National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard The USDA AMS has issued the proposed US national bioengineered food disclosure standard. The requirement for food labeling of genetically modified products and ingredients will allow the US consumers to have knowledge of what is and isn’t produce from genetic modification. May 9, 2018 Updates
China Updated Footwear Product Standard – QB/T 2955-2017 <Casual Shoes> Casual shoes product standard QB/T 2955 was updated to the 2017 version on April 1, 2018. May 8, 2018 Updates
SGS Enters Into License Agreement with LogiLube for SmartLab™ Technology SGS oil condition monitoring customers will have access to a platform offering end-to-end chain of custody for fluid sampling and testing. May 8, 2018 Business News
New Accreditation and Agreement for Olive Oil Lab in Sfax, Tunisia Our Sfax lab has achieved ISO 17025 accreditation and IOOC agreement for sensory analysis of virgin olive oil in addition to its existing chemical laboratory accreditation and IOOC recognition. May 7, 2018 Business News
RoHS Stakeholder Consultation on Seven New Substance Restrictions On April 20, 2018, a stakeholder consultation was launched by Oeko-Institut on seven substances which are assessed in order to review and amend the RoHS Annex II list of restricted substances as part of the RoHS project “Pack 15”. May 7, 2018 Updates
Turkey Publishes Two Pieces of Legislation on Food Contact Materials and Articles The provisions in both new laws will be implemented in phases, starting April 5, 2018. May 7, 2018 Updates