Apparel Testing services tailored to your clothing and accessory products, ensuring safety, quality and performance through our comprehensive apparel testing and inspection programs

For apparel manufacturers and retailers, having a trusted brand with loyal consumers making repeat purchases is essential to achieving success in the highly competitive fashion industry.

In order to produce reliable, high-quality apparel products that savvy consumers expect, you need a trusted quality partner.

Intertek offers apparel Total Quality Assurance services for all categories of clothing, footwear, sleepwear, outerwear, hosiery, leathergoods, accessories and more, including:

Textile Testing

In a competitive industry full of complex regulations, it is imperative for manufacturers, retailers, importers and distributors to proactively evaluate textiles to ensure they are producing the highest quality apparel from the ground up for demanding consumers. Ensuring textile quality and composition from the start results in long-wearing apparel that stands the test of time.

Protective Apparel Testing

Designed to protect wearers from physical, chemical, and environmental hazards, PPE apparel items such as clothing, helmets, shin guards, work boots, UV protective clothing, and gloves are required to comply with rigorous safety and performance specifications.

Footwear Testing

With thousands of choices available, footwear needs to not only be stylish but also consistently well-made and free of hazardous substances to foster consumer brand loyalty. Intertek labs are strategically located to test all materials and components of footwear, regardless of where the product is sourced.

Leathergoods Testing

Consumers who purchase leathergoods are willing to pay a premium for apparel items made from this material known for quality and durability – making it necessary to ensure all leather belts, shoes, gloves, and outerwear are genuine, free of hazardous chemicals, and tested to withstand everyday use.

Textile & Apparel Inspection

It’s important to evaluate your textile and apparel products both pre- and post-production to identify defects of varying levels in your products in order to minimize risk.

Intertek is also registered and approved by the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOIEC) to issue the Certificate of Inspection for exports of textiles, garments, carpets, footwear, and bags, to ensure your products comply with new import regulations in Egypt.

RSL Mobile App

Access information about chemical regulatory requirements and hazardous substance restrictions for the apparel and footwear industry from wherever you are. Intertek’s RSL for Textiles & Footwear app provides on-the-go assurance that your products to comply with various regional regulatory requirements, like US CPSIA, Health Canada, EU REACH, EU POP as well as your own chemical management program.

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