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Footwear & Leather Products

Meet market demand for safe, high-quality and sustainable footwear and leather goods with comprehensive testing, inspection and certification solutions from SGS.

Standards are rising in the footwear and leather industry. Consumers want products that are safe, high quality and manufactured in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

We support leather and footwear manufacturers, retailers and importers by assessing the fundamental properties of their products to ensure compliance with ever-changing market demands.

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Craft responsible excellence

Verify conformity with desired global requirements and standards with our comprehensive range of customizable testing solutions covering:

  • Chemical presence

    Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in adhesives, excessive chromium VI in leather and phthalates in plastic accessories associated with children’s footwear

  • Functional safety

    Slipping tests

  • Quality

    Material strength tests

Environmental and social responsibility concerns are assessed through inspection, audit and certification of production facilities and workers’ occupational health and safety.

Our services:

  • Footwear and leather product testing
  • ECOSECURE product mark certification for footwear and leather products
  • Mold prevention solution
  • Fitting and sizing services
  • Safety footwear certification
  • Technical consultancy
  • Inspections
  • Government mandated pre-shipment inspection (PSI) for selected emerging markets
  • Social responsibility solutions
  • Systems and services certification
  • Carbon and energy efficiency solutions
  • Technical audit of footwear factories and leather tanneries
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Why choose footwear and leather products services from SGS?

Wherever you operate in the world, our network of consumer product experts and state-of-the-art testing facilities is ready to support you in the delivery of high-quality, safe and compliant leather and footwear products to competitive global markets.

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