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Chemical Testing

Chemical presence in electrical and electronics products are in a growing concern because these chemicals could cause environmental pollution and pose risks to human during consumer’s uses, waste disposal and recovery process. Therefore, many countries are starting to implement restricted substances regulations on products sold in their market to minimize the use of hazardous substances in products and its manufacturing process.

With more restricted substances regulations coming effective in different countries, SGS is pleased to offer our International Type Approval (ITA) Restricted Substances Service Solution, covering over 60 countries. With our integrated ITA Restricted Substance Service, SGS could provide an one-stop, all-inclusive solution to demonstrate compliance against restricted substance regulations of global markets.

Advantages of SGS’s ITA Restricted Substances Service Solution includes:

  • Increased level of product acceptance in the global market and hence gain competitive edge
  • One-stop professional solution to chemical compliance, including testing service and advise on regulatory requirements for different markets
  • Better utilization of resources, including saving testing sample and time, and effort at your side on project management
  • Enhance brand value of the product and perception about product quality


Figure 1. SGS ITA Restricted Substances Service coverage (highlighted in orange)


SGS’s extensive global network could offer strong technical support and effective customer service from our local experts reducing your time and efforts on administrative and project management activities regarding global compliance, and thus enhance product acceptance in the global market. 


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