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Consumer Compact Q2 2019: Prop 65, New Product Recalls Digital Platform, Vegan Clothing, Phthalates, Cybersecurity and more

Prop 65, New Product Recalls Digital Platform, Vegan Clothing, Phthalates, Cybersecurity and more. Read More

  1. Consumer Goods and Retail
July 16 2019

Understanding IEC 60601-1-12: Requirements for Emergency Medical Equipment

We review the requirements authorities are increasingly adopting as the standard for Emergency Medical Service equipment. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
July 16 2019

Successfully Accessing Toy Markets in the European Union

Before a toy can be placed onto the EU market it must comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive. SGS will hold webinars in July and September to help stakeholders understand the latest EU regulations. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
July 16 2019

Streamline Testing with SGS’s Customer Testing Facilities (CTF) Program

The Customer Testing Facility (CTF) program opens the door to many manufacturers' testing laboratories, within the framework of various international and SGS certifications. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
July 16 2019

Toy Updates: June 2019

Welcome to Toy Updates, keeping you up to date with toy interpretations. Read More

  1. Toys and Juvenile Products
June 20 2019

SGS Announces New ISO/IEC 17025 Electrical Toy Testing Capabilities at Manesar, India

Accreditation facilitates electrical toy testing for local and international markets in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025. Read More

  1. Toys and Juvenile Products
June 20 2019

Reducing Confusion Over RED Assessment for Radio Modules

REDCA publishes Technical Guidance Note 01 to reduce confusion over the assessment requirements for radio modules and host products. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
April 09 2019

CPSC Urges Compliance to Safety Standard for Clothing Storage Units

With furniture stability continuing to be a critical safety concern, the CPSC has released a letter to industry stakeholders strongly urging adherence to voluntary safety standard. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
April 09 2019

Accessing the Market: European Union Phthalate Regulations

Phthalates are a ubiquitous family of chemicals found in a diverse range of products, we explain EU regulations covering the use of phthalates in consumer products. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
April 09 2019

Bringing Safe Baby Products to the Marketplace

The arrival of a new royal baby focuses attention on the need for only safe and compliant children’s products to be brought to the marketplace. Read More

  1. Softlines
April 09 2019