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SGS Life Science Services

 •  October 3

The global personal protective equipment (PPE) market is estimated to be worth around US $40 billion in 2017, with expectations that it will rise to US $58 billion by 2022. Safety footwear accounted for US $5 billion in 2015 and it is predicted this sector alone will rise by 5% year-on-year. Protective clothing is currently the fastest growing...

SGS Life Science Services

 •  September 26

Counterfeiting of products and infringement of patented processes are multi-billion dollar problems for the bio/pharmaceutical industry and their global supply chain. This partnership will enable SGS to provide its clients with a unique additional analytical service that uses cutting edge technology to verify product authenticity, process...

SGS Life Science Services

 •  August 22

SAFEGUARDS | Electrical & Electronics NO. 131/17 The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is combining two separate self-approval procedures into one, the Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity. In July 2017, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it is launching a new Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC). This...

The expansion will increase the site’s current footprint from 38,500 sq. ft. to nearly 58,000 sq. ft. and is due to be completed by September 2017. The expansion will allow the facility to increase capacity for the wide range of services that it offers, including analytical method development and testing, microbiological evaluation, drug stability...

Mycotoxins, a toxic secondary metabolite produced by fungi, represent a severe threat to human and animal health, and can result in significant financial loss from spoilt crops and refusal at destination ports. One infected kernel of corn in a 1kg sample can produce toxin levels which exceed permitted levels. This means, a small amount of...

Hardlines recalls in the EU increased by 14% compared to Q1 2017; in the USA they fell by 21%. Download the full infographic to learn more > Product Recall Trends provides a quarterly overview of the top recalled product categories and products, and the main associated risks, in the EU and the USA. See more product recall trends: Cosmetics,...

BAFA combines its experience as a training centre for professional pilots (and other parties) with expertise in aviation regulations and procedures. Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), better known as drones, are changing the market for technical inspection. RPAS offers a fast and safe method for inspecting inaccessible or poorly accessible...

Between 2003 and 2014, we have seen a 586% increase in reports of counterfeited goods. This trend has also resulted in an astonishing increase in the number of product seizures. In 2001, there were less than 4,000 seizures, by 2010 this figure had reached 22,000, an increase of over 450%. Counterfeiting is a global issue that jeopardizes many...

Its investment includes the installation of multiple analytical instruments, including an isothermal static headspace gas chromatograph with flame ionization detector (HS-GC/MS-FID), two liquid chromatography–mass spectrometers (LC-MS) and one system. A liquid chromatography with time of flight mass spectrometer (LC-TOF-MS) has also been acquired,...

Oracle’s Argus Safety is a comprehensive safety database designed specifically to address the complex drug safety and pharmacovigilance requirements of the life sciences industries. The system’s advanced database helps to ensure global regulatory compliance, aid faster and more informed safety decisions, and integrates safety and risk management...