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Beijing 2022 Awarded Sustainability Management System Certificate The sustainability management system is a specific management mechanism and work approach through which Beijing 2022 formulates sustainability policies, implements sustainability measure, achieves sustainability objectives, and incorporates sustainability into the whole lifecycle of the Games. 04 Dec 2019 Business News
Exemptions for RoHS 2 Directive Updated Recently, the Official Journal of the European Union has published (EU) 2019/1845 and (EU) 2019/1846 to amend the Annex III of 2011/65/EU which shall enter into force on the twentieth day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union, and will be implemented on 1 May, 2020. 02 Dec 2019 Business News
SGS Hong Kong Expands Testing Services for Smart / Electronic Toys Upon the relocation of our Electrical Lab, SGS Hong Kong is proud to announce the expansion of our testing services for Smart and Electronic Toys including safety, EMC and battery performance services. 02 Dec 2019 Business News
ENERGY STAR Product Specification for Luminaires Version 2.2 Released The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised and clarified its requirements for ENERGY STAR® certification for luminaires through the publishing of Luminaires Specification Version 2.2 on 15 Aug, 2019. It is effective immediately. 29 Nov 2019 Business News
Sweden Plans to Extend Tax on Electronics to Online Sellers On October 28, 2019, The Swedish finance ministry launched a public consultation on a proposal to include the foreign e-commerce companies which sell electronic goods online to private individuals in line with the tax liability of manufacturers and importers in Sweden. 25 Nov 2019 Business News
Implementation of China RoHS Conformity Assessment System China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced that all Electrical & Electronic products manufactured and imported after Nov 1, 2019 shall comply with the “The Implementation Arrangements for the Conformity Assessment System for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical Appliances and Electronic Products”, either via the voluntary certification or self-declaration methods. 18 Nov 2019 Business News
Limited service from SGS Hong Kong (as of 13 Nov 2019) Due to the suspension of major public transport to and from the Northern District, as well as the situation in various areas. Taking into account the employees’ safety reason, the company could only provide limited services today. Should you have any enquiries, please contact the relevant department by email. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. 13 Nov 2019 Local Corporate News
Introduction of Biodegradability and Compostability Services To help enterprises to identify whether the material is biodegradable and/or compostable, SGS is pleased to offer its comprehensive solution on Biodegradability and Compostability of plastics in electronics. 11 Nov 2019 Business News
Sweden Investigates Effects of Taxation for Chemicals in Electronics The Swedish Chemicals Agency (Kemi) has launched an investigation into the effects of the country’s tax on certain chemicals in electronics. The tax, introduced in 2017, covers substances listed on the UN's Stockholm Convention of persistent organic pollutants. 04 Nov 2019 Business News
EU References EN 71-3 For Presumption of Conformity with Toys Directive On October 16, 2019, the European Union (EU) published the latest list of toy safety standards for presumption of conformity with Directive 2009/48/EC (Toy Safety Directive) 01 Nov 2019 Business News