When You Need To Be Sure
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Does your company use PFAS-free AFF products?
The presence of PFAS and the impact of PFAS components on the environment has been a much-discussed topic in recent times. Worldwide awareness regarding this is increasing. PFAS (Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances) is a group of more than 6000 chemical substances. These substances have been used in various products, such as firefighting foam, for decades. As a result, these substances have been released into the environment and are now found in, for example, soil, ground- and surface water.
Harmonising poison notifications and UFI
In 2021 a new label element will appear on products: The Unique Formula Identifier (UFI) is a 16-character alphanumeric code which provides detailed information on health or physical hazards of products. Companies will be obliged to add a UFI on the product label of hazardous mixtures placed on the market.
Salmonella: prevention is better than cure
How do you describe Salmonella in a clear way so that everyone understands it? We’ll attempt to do just that in this article. Just like people, bacteria have a first and last name. The only difference is that we say a bacteria’s name the other way around. Salmonella is the surname and consists of a whole group of bacteria. All these different bacteria have their own first names.
The versatility of SGS Automotive services
The Belgian automotive sector has returned to the pre-crisis level and innovations are in full swing. More than 85,000 people now work in the sector, spread throughout over 300 companies with the most diverse fields of expertise. This makes the automotive sector of great importance to the Belgian economy and one of the most important global players in the field of car assembly, for example.
SGS obtains GMP+ B11 certificate for animal feed
SGS has been an expert in the dioxin sector for many years. We are pleased to announce that SGS has recently become GMP+ B11-certified worldwide. By obtaining this certificate, we are already carrying out the current dioxin and PCB laboratory analyses in accordance with the requirements of this new global quality system before the scheduled deadline of June 2019.