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ECHA to Target Imported Products for Upcoming REACH Enforcement Project ECHA is to focus on the import of substances, mixtures, and articles in its next EU-wide REACH enforcement project. 28 Nov 2022 Local Corporate News
SGS Hazardous Substance Assessed Mark for Electrical & Electronic Products Our new Hazardous Substance Assessed Mark can help manufacturers and retailers earn and maintain consumers' trust while providing the public with independently verified proof that a product has passed all specific criteria and can be affixed to the certified product. 02 Nov 2022 Local Corporate News
New York State Revises S.687 on Definition of Imitation Weapons In August 2022, Legislation S.687/A.3998 was signed in New York State to strengthen restrictions on imitation weapons, which can be used to commit crimes. 31 Oct 2022 Business News
EU Regulates C9-C14 Perfluorocarboxylic Acids (PFCA) under REACH The EU has added C9-C14 PFCAs and C9-C14 PFCA-related substances under ANNEX XVII of REACH. The new law will become effective on February 25, 2023. 26 Oct 2022 Business News
ISO Publishes 8124-1:2022 for Safety of Mechanical & Physical Properties of Toys In September 2022, the International Standards Organization (ISO) published an updated version of ISO 8124-1 “Safety of toys -- Part 1: Safety aspects related to mechanical and physical properties”, which aims to further align with European EN 71 and USA ASTM F963 changes. 19 Oct 2022 Business News
SGS joins hands with HSBC to increase understanding of green finance and sustainability in Hong Kong SGS announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with HSBC to jointly enhance understanding of green and sustainable finance and related services in Hong Kong by organising a series of training, webinars, industry outreach events, and knowledge exchange activities. 14 Oct 2022
California USA Signs AB-1200 to Require Information for Cookware AB 1200, also known as the California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 2021, was signed into law on October 5, 2021 which bans paper-based food packaging containing PFAS chemicals and requires cookware manufacturers to disclose the presence of hazardous chemicals. 10 Oct 2022 Business News
SGS HK presents the GDP Certificate to Asia Airfreight Terminal Co Ltd (AAT) on the Cold Chain Management SGS Hong Kong is pleased to present the World Health Organization Good Distribution Practices (GDP) certificate to Asia Airfreight Terminal Company Limited (AAT). AAT is a cargo terminal operator that provides total airfreight solutions and has the first on-airport cold chain facility with a complete temperature-controlled environment in Hong Kong International Airport. 28 Sep 2022 Customer Stories
Towngas becomes first Asian public utility to adopt S-Carbon to promote supplier reporting of GHG emissions data SGS today signed an agreement on deepening cooperation with The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas) and Microsoft Hong Kong, further expanding the application of the S-Carbon platform in supply chain management, with the aim of driving more suppliers to understand and report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and further improving the integrated reporting process of digital GHG emissions data in the supply chain. 26 Sep 2022 Business News
China Amends GB 6675.2, GB 6675.11 and GB 19865 for Toy Safety On July 13, 2022, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation published Announcement (No. 9 of 2022) approving amendments to three mandatory standards: GB 6675.2, GB 6675.11, and GB 19865. 19 Sep 2022 Business News