SGS Publishes White Paper on Household Appliances Pollution Regulations

SGS publishes a white paper to help EE manufacturers understand the most common commercial and domestic pollutants and hazardous substances.

Online PR News – 03-November-2016 – Geneva, Switzerland – As the number and variety of pollutants and hazardous substances increase, both at home and at work, so does the range of cleaning products and appliances designed to help to reduce and minimize their impact on everyday life. SGS has published a white paper to help electrical and electronic products manufacturers navigate this complex regulatory landscape.

Consumer concerns and increased market surveillance mean that the issue needs addressing. In this white paper, SGS examines the most common pollutants and hazardous substances found in domestic and commercial premises, exploring their presence, life cycle and the adverse impacts they can have on human health.

Further, SGS’s white paper look at the range of standards and regulations has been implemented internationally to measure the performance of specialized household appliances. Although they vary from country to country, the basic aims are the same.

Looking Forward to the Future
The regulatory landscape for electrical and electronic products is rarely static. Around the world, many countries are developing new standards, updating existing requirements and planning ways to protect human health.

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For further information, contact:

Silke Hilmer
Electrical & Electronics Global Marketing Manager
SGS Consumer & Retail Services

About SGS
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.