Topic Archives: Softlines

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May 16, 2018, 11:28 AM
China has updated its product standard for casual shoes QB/T 2955. The new version contains several changes and came into effect on April 1, 2018.Read more...
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May 1, 2018, 8:08 PM
SGS offers advice to consumers on how to choose the right type of underwear and how to care for it.Read more...
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Apr 25, 2018, 8:58 PM
Under PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 domestic oven gloves and mitts are now categorized as Category II PPE. Retailers and manufacturers must ensure their products comply with the latest rules. Read more...
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Apr 20, 2018, 3:05 PM
China implemented an amended version of its industry standard for brassieres – FZ/T 73012 – on April 1, 2018.Read more...
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Apr 9, 2018, 9:03 AM
China’s new version of GB/T 11951-2018: Natural Fibers – Terminology will be implemented on September 1, 2018Read more...
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Apr 7, 2018, 8:38 AM
The European Commission has issued a proposal to restrict the use of CMR in certain textile products. The changes would mean an amendment to Annex XVII of REACH. Read more...
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Apr 4, 2018, 9:07 PM
China has revised its national standards for Men’s suits and coats– GB/T 2664-2017 and Women’s suits and coats– GB/T 2665-2017. Both standards come into effect on July 1, 2018.Read more...
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Mar 15, 2018, 10:51 PM
California and Connecticut have introduced new labeling requirements for polyester clothing in response to the dangers of microfiber pollution in waterways.Read more...
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Mar 15, 2018, 10:43 PM
The US FTC has updated its Textile Rules to eliminate an obsolete provision concerning trademark registration. The updated requirements came into effect on February 22, 2018. Read more...
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Feb 7, 2018, 9:34 AM
Down jackets offer exemplary insulating characteristics, but not all down jackets are the same. SGS explains what makes the perfect down jacket.Read more...