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Textile and Toy Testing Facility in Mexico

Celebrating its 20th anniversary our Naucalpan laboratory is a major testing hub for textiles and apparel in South America. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
July 09 2018

Transcending the Chemical World: How Mainstream Media Changes the World of Chemistry

SGS specialist, Steve McDonald, looks at the way modern media is affecting change in the world of chemicals and consumer products. Read More

  1. Softlines
July 09 2018

Hong Kong Laboratories Meet Market Trends and Serve Global Consumer Brands and Retailers

In this lab focus article we explore SGS’s facilities for the inspection and testing of consumer goods in Hong Kong. Read More

July 09 2018

STAS: Delivering Automated Testing Solutions for Electrical and Electronics Products

STAS improves efficiency, quality and safety in the testing environment in battery and LED light testing. Discover our new data acquisition and motion control platform. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
July 09 2018

The OEDTest: Creating Safe Cosmetic Products with SGS’s Innovative Endocrine Disruptor Test

SGS’s new OEDTest allows manufacturers to check the presence, or absence, of estrogenic endocrine disruptor activity. Learn more. Read More

  1. Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household
July 09 2018

Understanding US EPA Regulations on Formaldehyde Emissions in Composite Wood Products

Manufacturers and suppliers of manmade wood products need to understand the new regulations in order to ensure their products are compliant, explore the issue with our experts. Read More

  1. Consumer Goods and Retail
July 09 2018

All That Glitters … Hazardous Substances in Jewelry Under the Spotlight

To protect human health, many countries regulate jewelry by setting minimum standards for manufacturers. Discover key markets’ requirements with our industry experts. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
July 09 2018

Netherlands Laboratory for Consumer Goods

Ensuring the safety and quality of consumer products this lab specializes in toys and food contact materials. Read More

  1. Hardgoods
July 09 2018

Wireless Charging Test and WPC Certification

SGS in Shenzhen is the only laboratory in mainland China offering a one-stop solution to manufacturers of wireless charging products seeking WPC certification. Read More

  1. Electrical and Electronics
July 09 2018

Certification for Non-Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Locations

IECEx has streamlined international safety certification for all products intended for installation in hazardous areas, now including non-electrical as well as electrical; we explore the issues and opportunities this presents. Read More

  1. Consumer Goods and Retail
July 09 2018