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Saudi Arabia CITC has updated the technical specifications of communications and information technology devices
2021/07/20

Saudi Arabia CITC has updated the technical specifications of communications and information technology devices

CITC has updated the technical specifications of communications and information technology devices as the technical basis for their approval to accommodate the latest technological developments, such as AML and CBS. The updated technical specifications include GEN001, GEN002, GEN003 and specifications for other specific products.
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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21007
2021/06/29

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21007

SDPPI has announced all the applications submitted with SDDPI accredited Oversea Test Center report needs to attach the summary of references pages of test report from July 4, 2021.
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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21006
2021/05/31

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21006

Due to the remaining impact of COVID-19, ANATEL decided to extend the Streamlined renewal process once more and now all certificates with expiration date between March 6, 2020 and December 31, 2021 are exempted of doing renewal testing and providing new external/internal photos as long as the device was not suffered any modification.
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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21005
2021/04/28

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21005

The Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) has officially issued new standards which will take effect from July 01, 2021. From the effective date, the local importer will have to use local test report, type approval certificate under the new standards for the importation process.
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SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21004
2021/03/31

SGS Worldwide Certification News - 21004

SIRIM has informed that the implementation of the interim Type Approval for 5G Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) is extended, effective from December 20, 2020 until further notice.
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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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