Raising awareness of the benefits of certification and assurance services



SGS (www.sgs.com) is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world. The company’s history dates back to 1878, when it began offering agricultural inspection services to European grain traders. SGS now consists of 10 business segments operating across 10 geographical regions.


Turkey Follows EU with New Detergent Regulation
February 23rd, 2018
Turkey published a new Regulation on Detergents (Issue: 30314) on January 27, 2018 by the Ministry of Customs and Trade.

EN 71-8: 2018 Activity Toys for Domestic Use Standard is Revised
February 20th, 2018
Revised European standard EN 71-8 was published in January 2018. The full revision includes many technical changes and clarifications.

ECHA issues first report on its Harmonized Enforcement Project on Substance Restrictions
February 20th, 2018
On February 8, 2018 ECHA published its first report on joint market surveillance to evaluate compliance to substance restrictions according to REACH Annex XVII. Contributions to this report have been received from 27 countries which reported on 5625 pr…