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Welcome to Consumer Compact. Focusing on the Consumer Goods and Retail industry, our experts provide insights on international developments, new regulations, case studies and updates on SGS activities.

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Seasonal Lights Staying Safe at Christmas

As the evenings begin to draw in, many of us are starting to think about the beautiful festive decorations that light our homes and cities during December. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
October 12 2020

PPE Services – New Capacity and Capabilities in Finland

  1. Hardgoods
October 12 2020

Changes in the Detergent Market: The Importance of Performance Testing

Despite growth, the detergent market is changing. We look at the importance of performance testing for today’s detergent manufacturers. Read More

  1. Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household
October 12 2020

Making Camping Safe: Tent and Sleeping Bag Flammability

‘Staycationing’ is the perfect response to COVID-19 lockdowns. We look at fire safety and what standards tents and sleeping bags should conform to in North America. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
October 12 2020

Wireless Technology and the Impact of COVID-19

A look at how COVID-19 lockdowns have impacted our use of wireless technology and the importance of meeting consumer expectations. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
October 12 2020

What to Wear When Working from Home

With many of us working from home because of COVID-19, we look at how homeworkers can dress for comfort and success. Read More

  1. Softlines
October 12 2020

What Makes a Good Paint?

With more people undertaking DIY projects during lockdown, we consider what makes a good quality paint. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
October 12 2020

What Happens When A Battery Dies?

As our lives increasingly become dominated by electronic gadgets, we look at the best ways to dispose of batteries at the end of their life. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
October 12 2020

Toy Updates: July 2020

The current version of EN 71-1:2014+A1:2018 is mandatory since April 15, 2020 and includes changes to the requirements for cords. In this Toys Update we will review some of those changes. Read More

  1. Toys and Juvenile Products
July 15 2020

Remain Compliant with Constantly Changing Cosmetics Regulations

A look at how regulatory requirements for cosmetics are constantly changing to see how SGS Digicomply can make the process easier and more effective. Read More

  1. Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household
July 05 2020