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January 21st, 2015
AAFA Releases 15th Version of Restricted Substances List

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has published the fifteenth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL) for apparel, footwear, and home textiles. The AAFA RSL covers global product safety and environmental standards and is intended to help the industry navigate complex chemical management requirements. The AAFA RSL provides apparel and footwear companies… read more

November 10th, 2014
UL Presenting at AAFA International Product Safety, Worker Safety, and Supply Chain Compliance Conference

BangaBandhu International Conference Center (BICC) Dhaka 1206, Bangladesh Venue URL                    Event URL 12/09/2014 8:00 AM – 12/09/2014 5:00 PM           (Bangladesh Time) Saeed Sheikh, UL’s subject matter expert for textile and apparel services, will be a panelist to discuss “What a Successful Worker Health… read more

June 25th, 2014
ZDHC Publishes List of Manufacturing Restricted Substances

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) group has released its Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) for the apparel and footwear industry, setting concentration limits for substances that may affect the environment or the final product itself. The group has aimed to use the list in elimination or substitution of hazardous substances in a harmonized… read more

February 27th, 2014
RoHS 2 Deadline looms for Medical and Laboratory Equipment

On July 22, 2014, the RoHS 2 legislative Directive becomes mandatory for medical devices and monitoring and control equipment placed on the market in the European Union. Manufacturers, importers and distributors have specific obligations under this Directive. One method for achieving a Presumption of Conformity to the RoHS 2 Directive involves a four step process… read more