Topic Archives: Softlines

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Sep 21, 2017, 2:47 PM
SGS has been appointed as a Notified Body for (EU) 2016/425, the new European Regulation on Personal Protective Equipment.Read more...
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Sep 18, 2017, 9:46 AM
China will officially implement the latest version of its industry standard for jeanswear, FZ/T 81006-2017, on October 1, 2017. Read more...
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Sep 14, 2017, 12:04 PM
ASTM International has revised its standard safety specification for toys, ASTM F963. The new version contains editorial changes and clarification on Kinetic Energy Density requirements.Read more...
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Sep 14, 2017, 11:36 AM
SGS’s expanded laboratory in Naucalpan, Mexico, was formally opened on August 14, 2017. The facility now offers an extensive range of physical and chemical testing for textiles and apparel.Read more...
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Aug 24, 2017, 8:46 AM
China has updated its product standard for washed garments – GB/T 22700. The 2016 version of the standard was implemented on July 1, 2017.Read more...
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Aug 24, 2017, 8:36 AM
Turkey has added new restrictions on chromium VI and DOT in addition to the current phthalates requirement in imported footwear. The new rules came into effect in July 2017.Read more...
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Aug 24, 2017, 8:27 AM
GINETEX has registered five trademarked symbols for textile and garment care in China and India. Read more...
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Aug 23, 2017, 4:33 PM
As the world moves away from perc dry cleaning, SGS offers a range of testing and consultancy services to help businesses utilize green dry cleaning solutions and the right fabrics. Read more...
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Aug 17, 2017, 4:08 PM
China has published the revised version of its national standard for shirts and blouses - GB/T 2660. The new version, GB/T 2660-2017, will be implemented on December 1, 2017.Read more...
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Aug 17, 2017, 3:56 PM
China has introduced its first national product standard for woven garments for infants. The standard, GB/T 33271-2016 was implemented on July 1, 2017. Read more...