The laboratory houses sophisticated instruments like GC, GC-MS, HPLC, FTIR, ICP and AAS which are used to do tests related to eco friendliness (for RoHS, REACH, ISO, GPCB etc compliance), zero discharge of hazardous chemicals.These equipments are also useful for testing of usage of banned azo colourants in textiles which is necessary for textile and consumer goods sector.
At Eco laboratory, various testing like trace heavy metals, banned substances like chlorophenols, pesticides, restricted amines (azo free), polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, formaldehyde, Alkylphenols, chlorobenzenes, halogenated solvents, organotin compounds etc. will take place.
ATIRA is a part of formulating body of the bureau of Indian standard that finalised IS 15570 regarding method of test for detection of banned azo colourants. (RR)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India