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Creating New from Old: Recycling Fibers in the Textile Industry

A look at the drivers and solutions related to fiber recycling in the textile industry.

How is Connectivity Impacting Cybersecurity?

A look at the key trends in security standards as we move towards a more connected world.

SGS Expands Cybersecurity Capabilities with Integration of Brightsight

Focusing on the expansion in SGS cybersecurity capabilities with the acquisition of Brightsight.

Food Contact Materials and the Use of Recycled Plastics in a Circular Economy

A look at EU and US rules concerning the use of post-consumer recycled plastics in food contact materials and articles.

Innovation Helps Consumer Goods Manufacturers Go Beyond Basic Compliance

Regulatory compliance is no longer enough. We look at going beyond compliance testing to succeed in competitive markets.

How Do You Know if a Cosmetic Product Contains Fragrance Allergens?

A look at allergenic fragrances in cosmetic products and the EU scope expansion to Regulation 1223/2009.

Post-Brexit: Finding a Better Way to Engage in Cross-Border Trade

A look at the issues surrounding UK-EU trade after Brexit and the benefits of TransitNet.

Toy Updates: December 2021

Explore requirements for button and coin cell batteries.

How Demands for Sustainability Are Impacting the Consumer Electronics Industry

A look at the drivers and solutions for improving sustainability in the consumer electronics market.

SGS in Istanbul Expands Testing Capabilities for Specific Migration of Primary Aromatic Amines in Food Contact Plastics

Focusing on SGS’s food contact materials laboratory in Istanbul, which expanded testing the specific migration of PAA in food contact plastics