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BSI (British Standards Institution) is a global organization that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, reduce risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Famed for its marks of excellence including the instantly recognizable Kitemark®, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. With over 64,000 clients in 147 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.

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EU Raises Restriction Proposal under REACH on Skin Sensitising Substances in Textile and Leather Articles
October 17th, 2019
The authorities of France and Sweden have jointly submitted a restriction proposal for skin sensitising substances under the European Chemicals Regulation (REACH), with the intent to restrict skin allergens in articles made of textiles, leather, fur an…

SGS Annual Report Release Date Announcement
October 17th, 2019
SGS will publish its 2019 Annual Report in mid February 2020.

US CPSC Proposes to Exempt Certain Fibers from Testing
October 16th, 2019
The CPSC proposes to exempt several unfinished manufactured fibers in toys and childcare articles from undergoing third party testing. If approved, these will become effective 30 days after publication of the final rule.