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Unfortunately, supply chains are not always perfect, and sometimes, a recall is required.
The Chinese government has taken proactive steps to improve product quality by setting national standards known as Guo Biao (GB) across various consumer product industries, including softlines.
In April 2020, Simon Tse, UL’s Technical Manager for Softlines, covered recalls, common failures, and regulatory updates for textiles and apparel.
Children’s safety is always the top priority, however, the safety requirements for children’s clothing may be different depending on the country or region.
All softlines products have safety requirements, but the most stringent are for clothing and footwear intended for children.
The environmental impact of microfiber use in softlines is a growing concern.
Is your establishment ready for reopening? Watch UL’s free on-demand webinar to learn what steps you should consider before reopening your restaurant, hotel or retail store.
Consult our webinar on-demand to learn more about the latest safety requirements deriving from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for physical-mechanical, chemical, microbiological and flammability tests.
SASO requirements for softlines are evolving. Attend this webinar to make sure you are aware of all the necessary updates.
Understand what is required and what approvals are needed to import, export and sell textiles, apparel and footwear into the Russian market.
Understand the effects of California Proposition 65 on textiles, apparel and footwear and different compliance strategies that can be utilized.
Some states are considering banning the use of fur.
It is the goal of every retailer to deliver superior quality products to customers. By acknowledging customer feedbacks and reflecting on their experiences, companies can employ improvement plans to their products and services to better meet or exceed cust
Consult to our on-demand webinar to learn more about the recent updates in regulations and what to expect in the future for the juvenile products world.
UL experts talk about the important changes affecting the toy industry in Europe, including the new limits for Aluminum and Formaldehyde, and the new standard EN 62115 for the electric toy safety.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published the “2020 Age Determination Guidelines: Relating Consumer Product Characteristics to the Skills, Play Behaviors, and Interests of Children” on January 27th, 2020.
Chemicals are everywhere in modern society, and apparel and footwear are no exception.
With an increase in demand for hand sanitizers around the world, manufacturers must monitor changes in global market requirements to stay compliant.
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