3rd regional Textiles Committee lab certified to test PPE


The Textiles Committee, a statutory body under the Indian ministry of textiles, recently received certification from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for its regional laboratory in Ludhiana to undertake testing of coveralls and masks for some critical test parameters. Its Mumbai and Bengaluru laboratories already have this certification.

The Textiles Committee has also been accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) for undertaking inspection of body coveralls for domestic and international markets, a recent webinar organised by the committee was informed.

The committee is also in a position to offer consultancy services to the domestic industry for preparing documentation dossier required for submission to the international regulators for placing their personal protective equipment (PPE) products in global markets, according to an official release.

This was the second in a series of webinars planned by the Textiles Committee to facilitate awareness about international regulations and other requirements for export of PPE to the United States, the European Union and other important destinations.