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SGC receives accreditation to test azo dyes in fabrics
Feb '13
The Ministry of Trade Republic of Indonesia has appointed SGS Indonesia as National Accreditation Body of Indonesia (KAN) accredited testing laboratory to perform azo dye and formaldehyde content in fabric testing for Babies and Children. The Indonesian National Standard SNI 7616:2010 became effective on February 06, 2013.

The SNI requirement states that all children’s and babies clothing products imported or Indonesian produced, distributed and marked clothing for babies and children shall meet the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) requirements for safety assurance and consumer health.

This Standard specifies the requirements for azo dyes and formaldehyde content for baby and children clothesThis Standard applies to the fabric used in clothes for babies and children up to age 36 months and on fabric used in clothing for children over the age of 36 months that are directly in contact with the skin

SGS Indonesia provides information and standard testing methods in accordance with SNI 7617:2010 to assist buyers and manufacturers with the implementation of the directive. SGS provides a range of testing and certification services throughout its global network of laboratories, which include analytical testing and consultancy services for lead, phthalates and other restricted substances in textiles, footwear and accessories.


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