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5 High Performance Tests for Functional Clothing - How Much Do You Know?
09 December 2016

5 High Performance Tests for Functional Clothing - How Much Do You Know?

For textiles and garments, you might think that the products have passed several quality and safety tests before they go on the shelves. But do you know what these tests are? More…

Essential Garment Quality Tests You Should Know About to Ensure Optimum Wearing Experience
07 November 2016

Essential Garment Quality Tests You Should Know About to Ensure Optimum Wearing Experience

On cold winter days, wearing layers is a smart approach that allows you to adapt to changing conditions. A light down jacket with a wool sweater underneath is a popular choice. More…

常見護膚品防腐、致敏化學物   你要留心!
25 October 2016

常見護膚品防腐、致敏化學物 你要留心!

想知邊啲係護膚品常見防腐/致敏化學物? More…

High Performance Clothing - When Fashion Gets Functional
01 June 2016

High Performance Clothing - When Fashion Gets Functional

When it comes to clothing, what is more important to you? Design or function? More…

Smart Clothing -  Innovative Products for Textile Manufactures and Fashion Brands
12 May 2016

Smart Clothing - Innovative Products for Textile Manufactures and Fashion Brands

Smart products have come to dominate the electronics market and more new products are coming out every minute. More…

10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Clothes Dryer
10 April 2016

10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Clothes Dryer

Need to know how to choose the right product and advice before you start shopping for clothes dryer? See our clothes dryer buying tips. More…

Tips on Down Jacket Selection
12 November 2015

Tips on Down Jacket Selection

When it’s freezing cold outside, nothing beats a good quality down jacket to keep you warm. More…

Toys Recall due to Non-compliance with Toy Safety Directive related to EN71-9
29 October 2015

Toys Recall due to Non-compliance with Toy Safety Directive related to EN71-9

An unsafe level of harmful chemicals is one of the most common reasons for product recalls. Recently, Italy recalled a plastic toy crocodile manufactured in China due to high levels of the solvent xylene in the product. More…

Potential Risks of Hand-held Electric Fan
17 August 2015

Potential Risks of Hand-held Electric Fan

Potential safety risks associated with hand-held fans that you, whether as a smart consumer, a seller or manufacturer of hand-held fans, need to know about: More…

Enjoy Ice-Cream the Right Way!
28 July 2015

Enjoy Ice-Cream the Right Way!

Some safety tips for you to enjoy some cold, creamy ice cream on a hot summer day! More…

Is the water safe to drink? A popular question amid the lead-tainted water incident
15 July 2015

Is the water safe to drink? A popular question amid the lead-tainted water incident

Water is the source of life. Recently, the “lead-tainted water” incident has aroused much public awareness locally. Do you know if the water source in your home is safe and whether its lead content is within the safety limit for drink water? More…