SGS and UNIQLO to team up for infants clothing

SGS and UNIQLO to team up for infants clothing

SGS has launched forces with UNIQLO to launch IC mark for infants clothing. IC Mark is the retailer’s first Independently Checked Mark.

SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and
certification company, has joined forces with UNIQLO to launch the retailer’s
first Independently Checked Mark (IC Mark) for clothing for infants. The SGS IC
Mark is a globally recognised, voluntary product certification scheme that
gives manufacturers and retailers greater ability to demonstrate their focus on
quality and performance, and to reach their sustainability goals.


UNIQLO, the Japanese casual wear designer,
manufacturer and retailer, contract the specialists at SGS to undertake a
factory qualification audit alongside product testing, comprising both
compliance and hazardous chemical substances testing, of UNIQLO’s infant series
of textile products, fabrics and accessories.


SGS was able to certify that UNIQLO met the scheme’s
mandatory and technical requirements – enabling the IC Mark certification to be


Yvonne Tse, Vice President, Global Softlines, SGS, said, “Our congratulations to UNIQLO in China for achieving this
certification which reinforces their company-wide commitment to sustainability
in the manufacture of their infant textile products. By taking a customised
approach to our quality assurance certification, we were able to provide a
corresponding certification mark based on the characteristics of UNIQLO’s
products. This award enables the company to demonstrate the outstanding
characteristics of its products and stand out to consumers amongst fierce
market competition. To consumers around the world, we believe it’s only trusted
because it’s tested.”


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