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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

62368-1 Standards Come into Force December 20, 2020 – Are You Ready?
June 30th, 2020
On December 20, 2020, IEC 60950-1, the global legacy standard for IT equipment will be replaced by IEC 62368-1, or its equivalent national versions.

EU – SVHC Candidate List Updated to Contain 209 Entries
June 29th, 2020
On June 25, 2020, the ECHA added four new SVHCs to the Candidate List. The addition of these new SVHCs brings the total number of entries to 209.

Australia Updates Mandatory Safety Standards for Certain Toys
June 29th, 2020
Australia has issued two instruments for certain toys. Projectile toys must comply with the new instrument from June 12, 2021 and aquatic toys must comply with the new requirements from June 12, 2022.