Consumer Products & Retail
Quality control and quality assurance refer to the processes businesses use to ensure that product quality is maintained. It also helps to reduce or eliminated defects in manufacturing so as to meet customer expectations and regulations. Regardless of your industry, HQTS provides a wide range of consumer quality control services.
We service a wide range of consumer goods including apparel and textiles, automotive parts and accessories, home and personal electronics, personal care and cosmetics, home and garden, toys and children’s products, footwear, bags and accessories and much more.
With the increasingly complex supply chain process, product recalls and returns have become a major issue. Manufacturers, brands and retailers need to be confident that the products they deliver meet consumer expectations, global regulations and safety and quality standards. HQTS quality control services are delivered through our professional and technical staff located in major production hubs throughout Asia. We work closely with you identify quality concerns prior to distribution to mitigate delays, unexpected costs and risk to your consumers and brand.
ECHA Consults on Four Phthalates for Updating Authorization List Entries with Endocrine Disrupting Properties
On June 5, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) released a public consultation, preparing to amend the REACH authorization list on the uses of four phthalates. The deadline for providing comments is 6 August 2018. These four phthalates are: – bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, EC 204-211-0, CAS 117-81-7) – dibutyl phthalate (DBP, EC 201-557-4, CAS 84-74-2) – benzyl butyl …Continue reading