Topic Archives: Softlines

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Feb 20, 2020, 11:57 AM
New minimum labeling requirements introduced for footwear and leather goods in the Andean Community.Read more...
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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...
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Feb 3, 2020, 9:59 AM
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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...
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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...