Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing

September 21, 2021

ArchromaArchroma launched The Safe Edge, an online platform for access to product-related regulatory and compliance certificates and information.

Archroma says the platform will allow brands, retailers and manufacturers of textile, fashion, packaging, paper, and paints to verify with just a few clicks the regulatory and compliance status of Archroma products, including regulations, ecotoxicological information and certifications, and brand requirements.

The Safe Edge covers standards, regulations and information such as air emission factors, animal origin, halal, kosher, plant origin, food contact, Blue Angel, bluesign, Cradle-to-Cradle, chemical inventories, Composability EN 13432, conflict minerals, EU Flower/Ecolabel, GOTS, CONEG, ISEGA, Nordic Swan, Oekotex Standard 100, California Prop 65, REACH, RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substance), Screened Chemistry, SDS, SVHC (Substance of Very High Concern), VOC (US), ZDHC (Zero Discharge Hazardous Chemicals), and brand standards (like Coats A&F MRSL, Decathlon RSL 2020, Jack Wolfskin RSL and The List IV by Inditex.

The Safe Edge is already accessible in Europe and Asia, launched in North America in September 2021, and will launch in Latin America by the end of the year.

“We wanted to offer a step change improvement in our service to all our customers and partners,” says Carole Mislin, Global Head of Product Stewardship at Archroma. “Time is of the essence, and The Safe Edge offers them instant online access to up-to-date regulatory and ecotoxicological information and certificates. Because it’s our nature!”

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