November Products & Retail News Vol 160

Special Features:

Intertek Expands Accredited Testing in Turkey

To support Turkey’s textile, apparel, and footwear industry, Intertek has expanded the services offered by its Softlines testing laboratory in Istanbul. The new services include chemical testing to assist manufacturers in identifying and managing restricted substances.


Comfortable Performance through Water-Vapor Permeability Testing

Intertek Hong Kong offers water-vapor permeability/breathability tests to help textile manufacturers, retailers, and brands evaluate the breathability of textiles to help assure comfort for wearers, especially during outdoor activities.


Updated DesignLights Consortium® Specification

As of April 1, 2017, products within the scope of the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC), a voluntary program that promotes energy-efficient commercial sector lighting solutions in the US and Canada, must comply with DLC V4.0 requirements, or be removed from the active qualified products list (QPL).


Korea MFDS Designates Intertek Hong Kong as a Foreign Testing Laboratory

Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has designated Intertek Hong Kong a Foreign Testing Laboratory for apparatus, containers, and packaging for food products. The designation identifies Intertek as a laboratory outside of the Republic of Korea that has...


Total Solutions for Weathering Tests

Textiles and apparel put under exposure conditions such as solar irradiance, temperature, and moisture can often result in fading, color change, surface erosion, loss of gloss and other deteriorations. Intertek Hong Kong is fully equipped with the most advanced equipment for weathering /UV protection testing to ensure fabrics and garments meet their projected functionality and lifetime.

Company Activity:

Intertek Presents at Bangladesh Denim Expo

Intertek Bangladesh recently presented our assurance, testing, inspection, and certification capabilities to the textile and apparel industry at the Bangladesh Denim Expo 5th edition in Dhaka. More than 5,000 visitors from Bangladesh and other countries attended the show.

 

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