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Consultation for options to limit consumer exposure to hazardous azo dyes

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is considering options to limit consumer exposure to hazardous azo dyes in certain clothing, textiles and leather goods.

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SWEATING GUARDED HOT PLATE - TESTING

Measurement of Thermal & Water Vapour Resistance - Textiles

Do your textiles help wearer comfort in critical environmental conditions of use?

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Is your product surviving in the environment?

What is accelerated weathering? UV radiation, temperature, humidity and corrosive environments can damage your product over time. Accelerated weathering simulates this process, making use of technology to rapidly challenge product against the elements.

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Is your protective clothing - Formaldehyde free?

The recent discovery of formaldehyde in protective clothing and related media reports on chemicals present in garments - has raised concerns on clothing being chemical free? AWTA Product Testing can assist and provide testing services on protective clothing and other textile products.

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ACCS Grading Package - Test Update

The Carpet Institute of Australia has recently announced that the static and dynamic loading tests shall be removed from the ACCS grading package.

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