24.02.2020 – SGS AG

SGS Encourages Consumers to Check Claims that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Has Been Tested or Certified

Since the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, SGS has become aware of the activities of certain unscrupulous online vendors of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), specifically protective face masks, who are making false claims that their products are SGS tested or certified.

If you are considering purchasing such products, we encourage you to first obtain proof of SGS testing/certification which you should then send to us for authentication.


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