Textile, Footwear & Leather testing

BACL has been at the forefront of the Softlines testing industry for many years. We offer a wide range of testing services at every stage of the supply chain. We provide testing for finished products, materials and components based on international standards, regulations, clients’ Restricted Substance List (RSL) and performance requirements. We work with retailers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers to ensure that the final products are compliant with global regulations, physical, and performance testing.

BACL offers quality and safety assurance services for all categories of textile, apparel and footwear, including:

  • Accessories (Home, Costumes and Hair)
  • Apparel and Garment
  • Backpacks and Handbags
  • Footwear
  • Leather Goods
  • Textiles (Home Textiles and Furnishings)
  • Trims

BACL is accredited to perform the following chemical, physical, and mechanical tests:

  • Restricted Substances List (RSL) Testing
  • Flammability
  • Care Labelling Development and Visual Inspection
  • Colorfastness Evaluations
  • Dimensional Stability Evaluations
  • Durability and Performance Testing
  • Whole Shoe Evaluation
  • Seam, Heel Attachment Strength
  • Claims Testing
  • Quality Inspections
  • Auditing Services

Standards, including:

  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Australian Standards (AS)
  • European Standards (EN)
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  • Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS)
  • Guo Biao Standards (GB) issued by the Standardization Administration of China (SAC)
  • US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) / Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)

Please contact our Compliance Experts for technical inquiries or our friendly Sales Team to schedule testing or a tour of our facilities.