Intertek textile labs receive approval from Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade to conduct testing for new formaldehyde and Azo dyes requirement

July 28, 2016

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has received approval from Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to conduct testing for the formaldehyde and Azo dyes requirement for textile products outlined in Circular No. 37/2015/TT-BCT that went into effect in December last year.

Equipped with GC-MS and UV-VIS testing equipment, both Intertek textile laboratories in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are able to identify formaldehyde and Azo dye content in various textiles products, including apparel, home textiles, footwear, carpets and curtains. To meet the needs of Vietnam’s textile brands, retailers and manufacturers, Intertek offers regular (3 working days) and same-day service (5 hours) when testing for this new requirement.

Mr Thanh Nguyen, Country Managing Director Intertek Vietnam said, “It is our honour to be the first foreign third-party laboratory approved by MOIT for this new regulation. In the past few years, Intertek Softlines has been facilitating the rapid development in the apparel and footwear manufacturing industry in Vietnam, assuring the quality and safety of Vietnam exports. We are constantly looking for new opportunities in supporting our customers in assurance, testing, inspection and certification.”

Accredited to conduct physical and chemical testing for AATCC, BSI, GB and ISO standards, Intertek in Vietnam offers a wide range of services for apparel, footwear, fashion accessories and leathergoods.


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