TEXTILE AND FASHION INDUSTRY

The textile and fashion industry faces new challenges every day, such as the constant opening of new markets and e-commerce. In turn, reputational risks increase due to increased regulatory pressure and more demanding social awareness of the sustainability and transparency of companies.

 

At Sigillum Knowledge Solutions we have an expert team in the regulation of more than 60 countries focused on the health, safety and sustainability of consumer products. From design to the end of the life cycle, we cover the entire production process to ensure that any product meets all legal requirements before marketing and offers guarantees for consumers.

 

We offer our clients to establish strategic alliances through customized services to cover their specific needs in terms of product health and safety standards, labeling, monitoring and regulatory compliance. Our team also has extensive experience in advising in the textile and fashion industry, developing conformity control strategies for some of the largest fashion brands in Europe.

SERVICES FOR THE TEXTILE AND FASHION INDUSTRY

  • Requirements for compliance with international health and safety standards
  • Chemical substances and regulated physical parameters
  • Preparation and advice to develop labeling manuals (composition, care, sizing, etc.)
  • Evaluation of the conformity of the products: analysis of the safety of the product before manufacture or purchase
  • Studies of regulatory requirements by countries and markets
  • Scientific-technological surveillance in aspects related to the health and safety of the product (regulations and socio-economic impact)
  • Observatory of international regulations and standards. Continuous monitoring of regulations in more than 60 countries (5 continents), including early alerts on draft new regulations
  • Database with detailed and updated regulatory information on more than 2,000 regulated substances related to textiles, footwear and accessories
  • Development and implementation of Restricted Substance Lists (RSL)
  • Development and implementation of Lists of Manufacturing Restricted Substances (MRSL)
  • Scientific-technical analysis of the causes of non-compliance
  • Advice on the resolution of non-conformities due to the manufacturing process
  • Design of product compliance control strategies for the fashion industry
  • Development of chemical product management programs
  • Advice on the selection and control of analytical service providers
  • Optimization of protocols for analysis of health parameters and scientific support for the interpretation of analysis results
  • Outsourcing of the Health and Safety departments
  • Definition of corporate sustainability strategies
  • Evaluation and improvement of the sustainability of textile products and production processes
  • Advice for the most sustainable design, both on the selection of sustainable materials, manufacturing processes or actions to extend the useful life and recyclability of articles.
  • Supplier codes of conduct
  • Ad hoc training of staff
  • Management of chemical products
  • More sustainable raw materials
  • Development of data analysis tools to increase and improve traceability and health and safety control from raw materials to final articles, by connecting manufacturers, analytical laboratories and health and safety departments
  • Strategic agreements with technology partners
  • International regulatory framework and health parameters to consider in fashion items
  • Training in regulatory aspects for personnel from technical and production units
  • Sustainability in the fashion industry