Topic Archives: Softlines

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Jan 16, 2020, 10:34 AM
A new national product standard for silk quilts - GB/T 24252-2019 - will come into effect on May 1, 2020. Stakeholders should now check their products are compliant.Read more...
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Jan 16, 2020, 10:19 AM
China updates industry standard for knitted leggings - FZ/T 73029-2019.Read more...
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Dec 5, 2019, 10:05 AM
China introduces new industry standard for waterproof and water-vapor permeable clothing.Read more...
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Nov 28, 2019, 12:44 PM
SGS opens state-of-the-art, apparel and textile testing laboratory in Hawassa, Ethiopia – one of East Africa’s most important textile and garment manufacturing sites.Read more...
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Nov 28, 2019, 12:25 PM
California has become the first US state to ban the sale, manufacture and distribution of products made from new fur. Read more...
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Nov 26, 2019, 9:35 AM
France’s Decree 2000-164 for filled bedding items, such as quilts, cushions and pillows, has been modified by the publishing of Decree 2019-1007. Read more...
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Nov 20, 2019, 9:25 AM
China introduced updated version of standard for lightweight UV-protective outdoor clothing. Read more...
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Nov 15, 2019, 11:03 AM
UV protective clothing is a growing global market, but manufacturers need to understand the regulations that govern it. SGS explains what standards need to be followed to access certain markets.Read more...
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Oct 30, 2019, 11:44 AM
ECHA opens public consultation on restricting skin sensitizing substances in products made from textile, leather, fur and/or hide.Read more...
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Oct 24, 2019, 9:52 AM
Taiwan’s BSMI has revised its children’s clothing standard for cords and drawstrings, effective July 12, 2019. Read more...