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.


SGS Introduces GMP DNA Sequencing Service at its Glasgow, UK, Laboratory
December 11th, 2017
SGS is introducing a Sanger sequencing service at its Glasgow, UK laboratory, to support genetic stability testing and perform identity testing.

California Proposition 65 Reformulation of DEHP in Consumer Products
December 11th, 2017
A number of Prop 65 settlements involving DEHP have been reached for a wide variety of products. The parties in these settlements agreed to reformulate DEHP to less than or equal to 0.1%. Some of the settlements also allow the use of a Prop 65 warning …

Vietnam Issues New Regulations on Formaldehyde and Azo Dyes Requirements in Textile Products
December 8th, 2017
New regulations in Vietnam on the requirements of formaldehyde and azo dyes in textile products has been recently released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) on 23 October 2017. The new regulations were announced in Circular No. 21/2017/TT-BC…