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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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Toy Updates: October 2019

Our toy experts explain some of the issues surrounding the following frequently asked questions. Read More

  1. Toys and Juvenile Products
October 03 2019

SGS’s Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Laboratories in Taiwan

Testing, analysis and evaluation services for consumer products across a network of 18 laboratories and offices. Read More

July 15 2019

Furniture: Understanding California Proposition 65 Compliance (FAQ)

We answer common questions relating to compliance with California Proposition 65 for the furniture industry. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
July 15 2019

More Sustainable Denim Production

Denim jeans are the world’s ubiquitous trouser, the hunt is now on for more sustainable production methods. Read More

  1. Softlines
July 15 2019

Growth in Vietnam’s Furniture Export Industry

Vietnam’s furniture industry, one of the most dynamic operating in the world, is predicted to grow considerably in the next few years. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
July 15 2019

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 15 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 15 2019

Electrical Products, Circular Economies and Waste Management

How can businesses ensure their products are sustainable and yet remain commercially viable and compliant with market regulations? Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
July 15 2019

Delivering Enhanced Cybersecurity Solutions with SGS Digital Trust Services

SGS delivers comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for all market segments including medical devices and consumer product industries with Digital Trust Services. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
July 15 2019

The Rise of Veganism – Non-Animal Materials for Clothing and Footwear Manufacturers

With veganism becoming a popular lifestyle choice, how can footwear and clothing manufacturers take advantage of this business opportunity? Read More

  1. Softlines
July 15 2019