SGS INDONESIA NEW CAPABILITY ZDHC TESTING
Therefore, SGS Indonesia (Jakarta Laboratory) now has been able to do Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) testing for textile, leather and footwear manufacturing, ZDHC samples that were previously sent to SGS affiliates can now be done at the local SGS Indonesia laboratory.
Textile and footwear manufacturing has long been regarded as one of the most ecologically polluted industries in the world. Approximately 9.3 million tons of chemicals are used annually for the global production of textile products. Many of these chemicals will end up in the products to achieve the desired color, effects and functionalities. As many chemical formulations are used in production, gaining information clarity and transparency to ensure the safety and compliance of the chemical formulations is key. Laboratorial testing will provide a higher level of assurance in your supply chain, which would reduce the risk of product non-compliance at the finished product stage.
SGS has always been committed to the highest standards of product safety, SGS committed to support and widespread the implementation of ZDHC program to realize sustainable chemistry and best practices in the textile, leather and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers and the environment.
Therefore, SGS Indonesia (Jakarta Laboratory) now has been able to do Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) testing for textile, leather and footwear manufacturing, ZDHC samples that were previously sent to SGS affiliates can now be done at the local SGS Indonesia laboratory. This is part of SGS Indonesia commitment towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in the textile, leather and footwear to improve the environment and people's wellbeing.
ENSURING COMPLIANCE OF THE CHEMICAL
Based on Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), an industry-led collaboration with the intent to eliminate hazardous chemicals in the supply chain by 2020, it is vital for brands & retailers to take a holistic approach to support the achievement of zero discharge of hazardous chemicals by 2020.
SGS Indonesia understands these market challenges and requirements. Therefore, we have developed ZDHC testing in our local laboratory to satisfy different brands and retailers requirements in order to support their goals to achieve zero discharge. Our ZDHC testing services are designed based on our in-depth industry experience, knowledge, experts, common practice worldwide, as well as taking into consideration the extensive ZDHC analyte list and the comprehensive analytical approach. We offer types of testing services as a solution offered through our laboratories which equipped with the latest instruments and staffed by highly qualified personnel. Move a step closer toward the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) goal with SGS and reduce chemical discharges from your textile, leather and footwear activities.
The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Academy developed training courses and accredited training providers to conduct training for brands and manufacturers. The trainings will enhance the knowledge and build capability for chemical management within the industries.
SGS is one of the accredited training providers to offer ZDHC chemical management training sessions for stakeholders in the textile and footwear value chain regions like China, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Taiwan, etc. In local languages. In Indonesia, SGS Indonesia is the only one accredited training provider by ZDHC academy to conduct ZDHC chemical management training, the training will be conducted in Jakarta and all the modules and certificate are directly from ZDHC academy.
What are the advantages?
- SGS has extensive qualified trainer coverage in supply chain regions to support your facilities to build up knowledge with practical skill to improve chemical management within your facilities
- The chemical management capability improvement will benefit manufacturers in working positively towards the environmental goals of many brands and the industry. Currently, ZDHC has developed two training programs. One is for a basic or fundamental level and the other is for a more progressive level. The fundamental training, Introduction of Chemical Management, is an awareness training on chemical management. The progressive training, Top 10 Issues & Best Practices, includes 10 key items identified from chemical management audits with suggested best practice solutions to control related operational challenges.
To find out more about ZDHC Testing and Training, please contact us.
CRS Sales & Marketing Manager
t. 0 800 1000 565