News: UK Ecolabel Delivery carries out inspections of 3 Textile Factories in China.
As part of the assessment process for applications for the award of the EU Ecolabel for Textiles, UK Ecolabel Delivery undertakes on-site inspections to ensure the 'facts on the ground' match the contents of the application dossier.
Wednesday, 16th November 2016
In mid October, Dr Kate Riley, our lead assessor for textile applications visited 3 applicants in the Jiangsu and Jiaxing provinces near Shanghai in China. Her inspections of the production facilties of Tianyu, Zheijiang New Chuwa and Zheijiang Xinao included a check on the wool scouring process, the waste management systems and the management control systems in place. The visits were successful and did not identify any significant non-compliance with the EU Ecolabel criteria.
Criteria for Printed Paper, Bed Mattresses, Absorbent Hygiene Products and Rinse-off Cosmetics extended
Commission Decision(EU) 2018/1590 has prolonged the validity period of EU Ecolabel criteria for printed paper, bed mattresses, absorbent hygiene products and rinse-off cosmetic products.