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SGS

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.

News

Israel Revises National Standards for Toys
October 18th, 2017
Israel announces the revision of their national standards SI 562 part 3: migration of certain elements and SI 562 part 7 finger paints to align with latest EN 71 standards.

EN 60335-2-9 LISTED IN THE OJ OF LVD (HARMONISED STANDARDS UNDER 2014/35/EU)
October 17th, 2017
The European Union formulated commission decision (EU) 2017/1357 on July 19, 2017. The standard EN 60335-2-9:2003 shall be listed in the OJ of the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU with a restriction.

EU Further Amends Proposal for BPA in Food Contact Materials and Articles
October 16th, 2017
The EU proposes to further amend its draft legislation on BPA in ‘food contact plastics’ and ‘food contact varnishes or coatings’. If approved, the new provisions could become effective in late 2018.