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A sharing session that will allow participants to gain insights into how different global governing bodies are restricting the use of hazardous substances along the supply chain in the textile & footwear industry.


20 Sep 2022, 10:30


20 Sep 2022, 11:30




Textiles comprise a significant part of our consumer world. During the manufacturing process, textiles may go through a range of chemical and non-chemical treatments – including preparation and pre-treatment, dyeing, printing and refinement of fabrics.

Many countries & regions had been restricting or banning many dangerous chemicals that have been used in textiles for years.

In this webinar, our team will highlight some of the latest restrictions and proposed legislation for Softlines products to help stakeholders to identify the need to manage chemicals for an improved  health and environmental protection in the textile sector and how SGS services can help to accomplish this.



  • Introduction
  • Restriction of chemicals and latest regulatory updates
  • PFAS highlight
  • The SGS testing approach
  • Q & A

Speaker: Mr. Leo Ip, Assistant Key Account Manager

Leo received his Master's Degree in analytical chemistry and has over eight years of TIC experience, ranging from technical support (Restricted Substance, Sustainability, etc.) to business development. He now focuses on research and development for chemical testing compliance solutions for the global market and sustainability plans with various brands.

Date: 20th September 2022 (Tuesday)

Start Time: 10:30 a.m.

Language: Cantonese

Fee: Free of Charge


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