Topic Archives: Softlines

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Jan 8, 2021, 8:56 AM
A look at China’s new industry standard for knitted garments that use vegetable dyes – FZ/T 73065-2020. Read more...
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Jan 5, 2021, 7:29 PM
A look at Turkey’s new inspection criteria for clothing, leather goods, footwear, sleeping bags, etc. Read more...
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Jan 4, 2021, 7:34 PM
Andean Community announces a delay in the enforcement of Andean Technical Regulation No. 2107 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more...
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Jan 4, 2021, 7:25 PM
A look at the CEN’s four new documents for evaluating the safety of children’s clothing regarding the mechanical properties of small, attached components.Read more...
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Dec 8, 2020, 11:45 AM
U.S. CPSC releases regulatory guidance for COVID-19 related products – face coverings, face shields, gowns, gloves, disinfectants, etc. Read more...
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Nov 19, 2020, 11:56 AM
Following a clarification by the U.S. FDA, SGS is recommending a new test plan for premarket submission approval for medical face masks. Read more...
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Nov 13, 2020, 9:38 AM
New mandatory national standard for high visibility clothing – GB 20653-2020 – issued in China.Read more...
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Nov 13, 2020, 9:27 AM
China’s new mandatory national standard for clothing designed to protect the wearer from heat – GB 38453-2019 – is now in effect. Read more...
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Nov 13, 2020, 9:20 AM
China publishes new standard for flame retardant protective clothing – GB 8965.1-2020 – that comes into effect in August 2021. Read more...
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Oct 29, 2020, 9:34 AM
The US CPSC has released a briefing package that outlines its refusal to exempt spandex-containing textiles from flammability testing requirements under 16 CFR part 1610.Read more...