Textiles & Shoes

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Discover the range of services we offer to assure the quality, safety and usability of textiles and shoes, from shoes and boots, to jackets and fancy dress.

Find in-depth information in Consumer Compact, where you can read articles written by SGS experts and links to the relevant services across our website.

We test many products, here are just a few to discover. >

Baby Clothing

Baby Clothing

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Jacket

Coats

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Jeans

Jeans

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Leather Shoe

Leather Shoes

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Pillow

Pillows

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Shirt

Shirts

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Sport Shoes

Sports Shoes

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Sportwear

Sportswear

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Swimwear

Swimwear

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Baby Clothing

Makes no difference if it’s for a boy or girl, if it’s a winter onesie or a summer dress, if it’s washed every day or saved for special events, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Children product safety regulation compliance
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis
    • Physical properties
    • Fabric and garment construction
    • Trim testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control
  • Label review for compliance with global market requirements
  • Packaging review and design engineering services
  • Sustainability services

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Coats

Makes no difference if it’s rainy, windy or sunny, if you’re going fishing in Canada or skiing in the Alps, if it’s for your son or your grandma, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis
    • Product safety regulation compliance
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Per-fluorinated compounds (PFC) screening
    • Functional performance
    • Fabric and garment construction
    • Trim testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
  • Sustainability services

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Jeans

Makes no difference if they’re skinny fit or baggy, made of organic denim or stretch fabric, dark indigo or stonewashed, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Product safety regulation compliance
    • Restricted substances
    • Trim testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way:
    • Claims verification
    • Defect analysis
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
    • Sustainability services

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Leather Shoes

Makes no difference if you’re wearing them for a wedding or a business meeting, if they’re lace-ups or slip-ons, if you’ve had them for years or they’re fresh from the store, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Material identification
    • Product safety regulation compliance
    • Restricted substances
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Corrosion resistance
    • Trim testing
    • Footwear comfort testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way:
    • Claims verification
    • Defect analysis
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
  • Consumer panels
  • Sustainability services

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Pillows

Makes no difference if it’s plain or patterned, on your couch, bed or chair, if it’s to be comfy or decorative, for you or your pet, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis and verification
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Restricted substances
    • Functionality verification
    • Trim testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way:
    • Labeling
    • Risk assessment
    • Claims verification
    • Defect analysis
    • Test method development
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
  • Sustainability services

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Shirts

Makes no difference if it's made of cotton, wool or linen, if you wear it for a job interview or a date night, if it's slim fit or loose, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Fabric and garment construction
    • Product safety regulation compliance
    • Trim testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way:
    • Claims verification
    • Defect analysis
  • Inspection and production:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
  • Sustainability services

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Sports Shoes

Makes no difference if you wear them to play tennis or take a walk, to win marathons or tournaments, if they’re flashy or classic, a fashion statement or a last resort, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Material identification and verification
    • Product safety regulation compliance
    • Restricted substances, particularly for Chromium VI in leather materials
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Corrosion resistance
    • Comfort testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
    • Claims verification
    • Defect analysis, including corrective actions
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control
  • Label review
  • Packaging
  • SGS FOOTs (Footwear Operational Optimization Technical service)
  • Consumer panels
  • Sustainability services

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Sportswear

Makes no difference if you run, hike or dance, if you're an athlete or just trying to keep fit, if it's waterproof or windbreaking, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis
    • Feather and down analysis
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Fabric and garment construction
    • Functional performance
    • Product safety regulation compliance
    • Trim testing
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
  • Consumer panels
  • Sustainability services

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Swimwear

Makes no difference if it’s a one-piece or a bikini, if it’s for a triathlon or a day at the beach, if you’re swimming in a lake or in the ocean, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Care label verification and development
    • Fiber analysis
    • Physical properties
    • Colorfastness
    • Functional performance tests
    • Product safety regulation compliance
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label review
    • Packaging review
  • Sustainability services

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To find out more. visit our website.

www.sgs.com/softlines