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INDA Releases New Flushability Guideline – September 2018

September 30th, 2018

INDA and EDANA have just released Edition Four of the Guidelines for Assessing the Flushability of Disposable Nonwoven Products (GD4). There have been a few changes to the methods and criteria which we have outlined below. Most of the changes to the standards are with slosh box and municipal pump, for more information please visit the INDA (Read More…)


IPS Testing Acquired by SGS

June 14th, 2016

June 8, 2016 SGS North America, Inc. acquired Integrated Paper Services, Inc. SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.  SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world. The full announcement (Read More…)


IPS Testing Achieves ISO Certification for Incontinence Product Testing

May 13th, 2015

IPS Testing has recently expanded its ISO 17025 certification and is now certified to test diaper and incontinence products according to the following methods: Rate of Acquisition Rewet Breathability Retention Capacity Elasticity Founded in 1989, IPS Testing has been evaluating absorbent products for many years and chose to pursue this ISO certification to assist the (Read More…)


Prop 65 (CA) – Consumer Products Containing DINP Will Require Warning

December 15th, 2014

New Labeling Requirement Targets Phthalates A recent update to California’s Proposition 65 dictates that consumer products containing any measurable amount of diisononyl phthalate, or DINP, will now require a warning label. DINP is an additive used as a plasticizer in a variety of applications. When a plasticizer is utilized in the manufacturing process, the product (Read More…)


California Institutes Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

November 20th, 2014

State Law Creates Opportunity for Nonwoven and Paper Industries On September 30th of this year, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed off on a long-debated bill that institutes a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The ban will prohibit the bags at grocery stores and pharmacies as of July 2015, and at convenience stores by (Read More…)