Topic Archives: Softlines

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Jan 24, 2019, 9:35 AM
In September 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology implemented its first product standard for silk bedding. Read more...
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Jan 21, 2019, 9:40 AM
The damaging effects of chemical use in the clothing and footwear manufacturing industry is becoming apparent. SGS details the hazards and offers solutions to this global problem.Read more...
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Jan 17, 2019, 11:13 AM
South Korea updated its safety standards for household goods under the Electric Appliances and Household Goods Safety Management Act in July 2018.Read more...
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Jan 9, 2019, 9:42 AM
Ontario has revoked provincial legislation to improve competitiveness. The changes come into effect in July 2019 and will include regulatory changes to reduce business costs and eliminate trade barriers.Read more...
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Jan 8, 2019, 10:45 AM
Vietnam’s regulation requirements for formaldehyde and azo dye use in textile products came into effect on January 1, 2019, following a delay from May 2018.Read more...
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Jan 4, 2019, 10:47 AM
CEN launches three voluntary standards to improve the safety of children’s cot duvets, cot bumpers and cot sleep bags.Read more...
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Dec 18, 2018, 2:14 PM
China’s new revised standard for trousers and skirts – GB/T 2666-2017 – came into effect on July 1, 2018.Read more...
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Dec 8, 2018, 3:32 PM
From February 23, 2019, textiles products offered onto the market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will need to comply with new Technical Regulations. Read more...
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Nov 29, 2018, 7:48 PM
Regulation (EU) 2018/1513 has been published, amending the REACH Annex XVII restricted substances list and limiting certain CMR substances in clothing, textiles and footwear. Read more...
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Nov 21, 2018, 9:25 PM
ASTM International has updated its Standard Specification for Performance Requirements for Protective (Safety) Toe Cap Footwear – F2413.Read more...