Topic Archives: Softlines

Feb 20, 2020, 11:57 AM
New minimum labeling requirements introduced for footwear and leather goods in the Andean Community.Read more...
Feb 3, 2020, 10:10 AM
The Andean Community has approved new minimum requirements for clothing labels. This Technical Regulation will cover Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Read more...
Feb 3, 2020, 9:59 AM
Jan 30, 2020, 10:18 AM
The dangers associated with VOCs have recently been highlighted during the manufacture and distribution of shoes. SGS experts look at the problem and provide solutions. Read more...
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...
Jan 16, 2020, 10:19 AM
China updates industry standard for knitted leggings - FZ/T 73029-2019.Read more...
Dec 5, 2019, 10:05 AM
China introduces new industry standard for waterproof and water-vapor permeable clothing.Read more...
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...
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...
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...