On January 10th, 2020, the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia implements the new amendment on the National Standard for Textile-Terms of Azo Dye and Formaldehyde Levels in the Fabric for Baby Clothes and Children, stipulated under Decree of Ministry of Industry No. 97/M‑IND/PER/11/2015.
The amendments include:
- Elaborate provisions in relation to imported products and deletion of the requirements and procedure for issuance of technical considerations (Article 4) and;
- Guidance and supervision on the mandatory application of SNI 7617:2013
SNI 7617:2013 is a National Standard concerning fabrics for babies and children clothing up to age of 36 months and fabric for children clothing over the age of 36 months that have direct contact with the skin, made from woven and/or knitted fabric from various kind of fibers.