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Compliance to UK's Nightwear Flammability Requirements


Nightwear is intended to be worn primarily for sleeping or activities related to sleeping and normally worn directly on the skin. Therefore there is an increased risk of burn injuries in case such articles catch fire from a candle, match, lighter or a similar items. Several countries has specific regulation on the flammability of nightwear however requirements and specification are not always same for these countries.

The UK also has a regulation on nightwear safety “The Nightwear (Safety) Regulations 1985” (as amended) and in this webinar we are going to discuss various requirements of this regulation.

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Sheikh Minhazuddin

Deputy General Manager - R&D Head, Technical Governance and Regulatory Compliance, TÜV SÜD

Mr. Minhazuddin is an expert in mechanical safety and physical testing of softlines products with more than seventeen years of experience in softlines testing and product safety regulation in international markets.

He is an experienced speaker and trainer on various topics related to mechanical safety and physical testing of Softlines products.

Sheikh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Textile Technology from the University of Calcutta, India.

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