Pass every test, everywhere, every time
Government regulations are constantly evolving. Consumers expect higher quality. Our softlines testing services enable you to minimise your exposure to these challenges, while safeguarding the interests of manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
To help you meet your softlines testing requirements, we maintain ISO 17025 and CPSIA-approved laboratories. These are situated in various countries to support your local operations.
Our experts perform tests adhering to various international standards including AATCC/ASTM, AS, BS, CAN/CGSB, DIN, EN, GB, ISO and JIS, as well as our own criteria. At key stages throughout the process, you are presented with comprehensive test reports. What’s more, our internal quality assurance team ensures your test results are accurate and reproducible.
Your softlines testing partner for:
- Third-party independent verification for market access
- Increased quality control
- Greater customer satisfaction
- Reduced corrective costs
- Establishing a unique selling point
Many chemicals used in the production of textiles and leather can be dangerous to people. Some also have an adverse impact on the environment. Regulations strictly limit the amount of these substances that may be used during manufacturing and subsequently released when the product is used. These regulations vary from market to market, further adding to the complexity. To help you operate within regulated limits, we offer chemical testing services for:
- Restricted Substance List (RSL)
Quality and Performance Testing
Whether you’re a manufacturer, buying agent, wholesaler or retailer, we will work with you to ensure your products meet quality and performance standards. Our comprehensive suite of testing services accommodates the wide variety of materials used to make textiles, clothing and footwear. To ensure everything adheres to specific quality requirements that apply in different markets, we provide a range of quality and performance testing services that includes:
Every market has its own regulations. No two markets are the same. What’s more, the range of quality and safety regulations that must be met is constantly evolving. Our regulatory expertise brings success to your business by providing information on legal requirements, standards and quality specifications. The services we offer cover all products and markets across a range of issues such as:
- Fibre label recommendation / identification
- Care label recommendation
- Flammability testing
- GB testing for softlines
- REACH and CPSIA guidelines