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Keep away kids from cords & drawstrings!
November 2014
Clothing needs to be designed with safety in mind if escalators and playgrounds are not to become a death trap for children. The DIN EN 14682 standard "Safety of children's clothing - Cords and drawstrings on children's clothing" contains recommendations how garments for kids aged up to 14 years should be designed.
Greater security for people allergic to dust mites
November 2014
In Germany, unfortunately one person in ten suffers from an allergy to dust mites. It is the excrement from the dust mites that has an allergenic effect on people. Unfortunately for allergy-sufferers, dust mites particularly like living in mattresses and beds. Therefore, it is common for the people affected to experience a blocked nose or itching first thing in the morning.
Perfecting the fit - how its done
September 2014
An interview with Stephanie Mnller, Division Manager Clothing Technology at Hohenstein Institute.
New absorber systems for laser welding
July 2014
As part of the research project ´Absorber systems for the laser welding of textiles´, scientists at the Hohenstein Institute (B+¦nnigheim) and the DWI Leibnitz Institute for Interactive Materials (Aachen) have developed new absorber systems
Role of antimicrobial textiles in preventing infections
June 2014
The Hohenstein Institute tests antimicrobial products and hygiene precautions for their effectiveness and benefit in the context of preventive health care and the fight against pathogens. According to a study by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, every year about 3.2 million people fall ill with a hospital acquired infection.
Special textiles, protecting from harmful UV radiation
June 2014
In Germany, about 70,000 people a year fall ill with white skin cancer. The risk of developing skin cancer is twice as high as that of those who do not work outdoors.
Skin-friendly label
April 2014
Product labels make consumers aware when they are buying products of certain quality features that they would be unable to assess without additional information
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