The Ministry of Trade Republic of Indonesia has appointed SGS Indonesia as National Accreditation Body of Indonesia (KAN) accredited testing laboratory to perform azo dye and formaldehyde content in fabric testing for Babies and Children. The Indonesian National Standard SNI 7616:2010 became effective on February 06, 2013.

The SNI requirement states that all children’s and babies clothing products imported or Indonesian produced, distributed and marked clothing for babies and children shall meet the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) requirements for safety assurance and consumer health.

  • This Standard specifies the requirements for azo dyes and formaldehyde content for baby and children clothes
  • This Standard applies to the fabric used in clothes for babies and children up to age 36 months and on fabric used in clothing for children over the age of 36 months that are directly in contact with the skin
 Restricted Hazardous Chemicals Requirement*
Clothing for babies and children below 36 months of age Clothing with direct skin contact for children over 36 months of age
Azo dyes Prohibited Prohibited
Formaldehyde ≤20mg/kg ≤75 mg/kg

* Click here for details of regulation no 72/M-IND/PER/7/2012 (Only Available in Indonesian)

SGS Indonesia provides information and standard testing methods in accordance with SNI 7617:2010 to assist buyers and manufacturers with the implementation of the directive. SGS provides a range of testing and certification services throughout its global network of laboratories, which include analytical testing and consultancy services for lead, phthalates and other restricted substances in textiles, footwear and accessories.

For more information, please contact:

Ellya Shanty
Softlines / Hardlines Laboratory
SGS Consumer Testing Services
PT. SGS Indonesia
t: + 62(0) 21 7818111
Website: www.sgs.co.id


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