Topic Archives: Softlines

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Jul 5, 2018, 10:50 AM
China has issued GB/T 35448-2017 – a new national standard for baby toddler walking assistants. The standard came into effect on July 1, 2018.Read more...
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Jul 5, 2018, 10:27 AM
Taiwan has banned some forms of barium salt and reduced the technically unavoidable limit for cadmium in cosmetic products. Read more...
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Jul 5, 2018, 10:17 AM
SGS launches a range of testing and advisory services to help manufacturers of athleisure wear understand the comfort characteristics of their products.Read more...
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Jun 21, 2018, 9:07 AM
China has introduced a new standard for knitted overcoats - FZ/T 73058-2017. The new Industry Standard was implemented on April 1, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 21, 2018, 8:47 AM
China implemented the 2017 version of its knitted jeanswear industry standard - FZ/T 73032 - on April 1, 2018. Read more...
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Jun 19, 2018, 9:20 PM
Leather manufacturers can reduce the use of restricted hazardous substances and improve profitability through chemical flow management (CFM). SGS offers its HSC workshop to leather producers to help them implement effective CFM systems. Read more...
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Jun 7, 2018, 8:53 PM
Vietnam has delayed the effective date of its new regulations on formaldehyde and azo dyes in textile products. The new date is January 1, 2019.Read more...
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Jun 7, 2018, 8:37 PM
A new version of ASTM D5489 for care labeling instructions has been released, bringing the standard into better alignment with ISO symbols and clarifying the FTC’s Care Labeling Rule.Read more...
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Jun 7, 2018, 8:31 PM
The EU has introduced restrictions on the use of 33 CMR substances in clothing, textiles and footwear.Read more...
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May 26, 2018, 4:50 PM
Following a vote by the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco will become the third Californian city to ban the sale of new fur clothing and accessories, on January 1, 2019.Read more...