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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21003
2021/03/03

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21003

The Russian Ministry of Economic Development has adopted Order No. 877 which establishes a transitional period until July 1, 2021 in relation to the indication of GLN and GTIN codes when applying CoC and DoC.
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“Bambooware” might be plastic products? Be aware of the compliance of Bamboo tableware!
2021/02/20

“Bambooware” might be plastic products? Be aware of the compliance of Bamboo tableware!

Many of Bambooware products often uses claims such as“Natural”,“Organic”,“Eco-friendly”and “compostable”. However, these products might be composed from melamine, formaldehyde resin and bamboo powder with plastic being the shaping matrix. Additives include corn starch and plant powder were also found in similar plastic products. Based on the conclusion made by Council of European in June of 2019, these Bambooware are deemed to be plastic products.
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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21002
2021/01/28

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21002

In addition to TIS mark, QR code is required to display on products, TISI has proposed to government cabinet to extend the effective date for another 180 days.
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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21001
2021/01/04

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21001

Bilgi Teknolojileri veİletişimKurumu (BTK) in Turkey halted all Type Approval applications on December 5, 2020. BTK has announced the RED directive and terminated the implementation of R&TTE.
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The US state of New York has amended the state’s Environmental Conservation Law and adds new § 37-0209 to prohibit PFAS substances in food packaging
2020/12/07

The US state of New York has amended the state’s Environmental Conservation Law and adds new § 37-0209 to prohibit PFAS substances in food packaging

On December 2nd of 2020, the governor of New York State signed into law S8817 (companion A4739-C) to prohibit intentionally added per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS substances) in certain food packaging, and will entry into force on December 31st of 2022.
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Tips for parents to choose infant- and child tableware from a comprehensive collection of products and use in a safe way
2020/11/13

Tips for parents to choose infant- and child tableware from a comprehensive collection of products and use in a safe way

Recent years, safety issues happened very often to infant- and child products in domestic and abord. Products containing BPA (Bisphenol-A), melamine, phthalates and other health hazard substances are accidentally uptake. Therefore, food safety to children has drawn more attention to parents. If tableware were not chosen properly, children might unintentionally intake hazard substances. However, choosing a safe tableware from a comprehensive collection of products for infant and child is a big challenge to parents.
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Sensory Testing Service for Food Packaging Materials
2020/10/16

Sensory Testing Service for Food Packaging Materials

The flavor of food is highly related to food packaging materials. Based on international standard and independent testing from the third parties, SGS professional team could provide the sensory testing service for food packaging to evaluate and inspect the ordour and taste in food media.
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European Union published amendment (EU) 2020/1245 to revise plastic food contact material regulation (EU) NO 10/2011
2020/09/18

European Union published amendment (EU) 2020/1245 to revise plastic food contact material regulation (EU) NO 10/2011

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