SNI Certificate for Infant Apparel

SNI Certificate for Infant Apparel

Indonesia – New Requirement for Azo Dyes, Formaldehyde and Extractable Heavy Metals Content in Infant Apparel

On 17th May 2014, the Ministry of Industry of Indonesia issued decree No.07/M-IND/PER/2/2014 regarding new regulation for Infant Apparel. The decree requires product compliance with the SNI 7617:2013 Requirement for Azo Dyes, Formaldehyde and Extractable Heavy Metals content in fabric for Infant Apparel.

SNI 7617:2013 is implemented on fabrics for babies and children’s clothing up to the age of 36 months that have direct contact with the skin, made from woven and/or knitted fabric from various kind of fibers and/or blended fibers.

 

SPPT-SNI Product Certification Process Flowchart

 

Compliance Requirement

  • Manufacturers/Importers/Producers shall apply for the SPPT-SNI (Product Certification for the Compliance of Indonesian National Standard) from LSPro (Product Certification Body) through a Certification System No.1B
  • SNI 7617:2013 Safety Requirements:

 

  Type of test     Requirement
  Carcinogenic Azo Dyes1     Shall not be used
  Levels of Formaldehyde2     Not detected
  Extractable Heavy Metals3:

  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Copper (Cu)
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Nickel (Ni)
    Maximum of:

  • 0.1 ppm
  • 25 ppm
  • 0.2 ppm
  • 1.0 ppm

 

1 Azo Dyes Test based on SNI 7334.1
2 Formaldehyde Test based on SNI ISO 14184-1
3 Extractable Heavy Metals Test based on SNI 7334