With the ever-changing fashion industry, achieving the good looks with cool design is no longer sufficient. Brands and retailers are coming up with more innovative textiles with special features, such as flame retardancy, water repellence, antimicrobial and UV protection. These functional textiles are being used by consumers every day, but the chemicals that are involved in textile finishing to give the products the desired looks and special features are not always in compliance with regulations from the world’s major markets such as EU and the U.S.
How do you know if the chemicals you or your manufacturers use are compliant? How can you make sure your products are safe for your consumers? Join our expert and find out!
Alex Hui has been working in the consumer product testing industry for 17 years with expertise in worldwide chemical requirements for various consumer products such as softlines, hardlines and E&E products. Alex engaged in various positions including lab testing, research & development, technical consultation and operation management in his career path. Alex holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from The University of Hong Kong and is currently a member of The Royal Society of Chemistry.
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