Chem-MAP® Technical Manager, Georgina Mawer, recently attended the Apparel and Footwear International RSL Management (AFIRM) Spring meeting in Germany to discuss relevant regulatory updates as a member of AFIRM’s Laboratory Technical Advisory Committee (LabTAC).
About LabTAC, part of AFIRM Group
The role of the LabTAC is to support the vision and mission of the AFIRM group in advancing the global management of restricted substances in apparel and footwear. They regularly communicate information about RSL to their members throughout the supply chain, discuss their concerns, and facilitate the exchange of ideas for improving RSL management in the future.
AFIRM continues to be recognized as a global centre of excellence, providing resources to enable continuous advancement of chemical management best practices. The LabTAC includes industry experts, such as Georgina, to promote the objectives of AFIRM and supporting safer chemistry within the apparel and footwear supply chains.
Creating Safer Chemistry within Your Footwear and Apparel Business
Chemical management and safety are growing in awareness for many businesses and are now part of the sustainability agenda. Organisations within the supply chain need to be seen to be making product in a responsible way, which includes managing the chemical inputs. If your footwear and apparel business is looking to develop chemical management systems, the Chem-MAP® team can help.
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