Textile Product Compliance Tool: Create Label Files, Certificates & Manage Lab Tests
An all-in-one compliance solution helping clothing and textiles brand research compliance requirements, book lab testing, create label files and certificates for the EU and US. You can also ask questions to our support team.
Understanding the requirements takes time and expertise. This tool saves you hours of research & analysis.
Renaud Anjoran, Sofeast
It makes a sometimes complex process much easier when you have guidance on where to start.
Anssi Tynjälä, Innovapro
We import many different products. Using a tool that allows us to check regulations is really useful.
Filippo Orlandini, Imdico
Compliance is complex to navigate for sellers looking to sell internationally. This tool is a great place to start.
Edward Li, Starlity
How it works
Step 1: Create Compliance Requirements List
Start by creating a compliance requirements list to learn about the requirements for your product:
- Product regulations
- Labeling requirements
- Documentation/Certification requirements
- Lab testing requirements
Step 2: Create Product Certificates
Use the product certificate templates to self-issue mandatory certificates/documents:
Children’s Product Certificate (CPC), General Certificate of Conformity (GCC)
Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Other countries: General Certificate Template
Step 3: Create Clothing & Textiles Label Files
Use the product label templates to self-issue mandatory product and packaging label files:
US Textiles Label Template
EU Textiles Label Template
Other countries: General Label Template
Step 4: Book Clothing & Textiles Lab Testing
You can book lab testing applicable to clothing and home textiles. Our partners cover the EU, US, UK, and Australia.
- Chemicals and heavy metals (e.g. lead and AZO dyes)
- Fabric flammability
Step 5: You’ve taken your first steps to ensuring compliance
Implementing these steps can help you reduce the risk of product safety and other compliance issues (e.g. incorrect or missing labeling). By extension, this can help you to minimize the risk of:
1. Product recalls, sales bans, and fines
2. Customs clearance issues
3. Amazon and marketplace product removals
Create Requirements List
Create Product Certificates
Create Product labels
Book Lab Testing
Covers both the EU and US unless otherwise specified
Frequently Asked Questions
Important: This FAQ is specific to the textiles related features of the Compliance Gate Platform. You can read the full FAQ on this page.
What can I do with the Compliance Gate Platform?
Here are some examples:
1. Create compliance requirements lists
2. Create product and packaging labels
3. Create product certificates/compliance documents
4. Book lab testing applicable to clothing and other textile products
5. Read the tutorials to learn about the overall compliance process
What kind of clothing and textiles does the Compliance Gate Platform cover?
The platform covers the following product categories:
- Children’s clothing
- Home textiles
How can I use a compliance requirements list?
You can quickly create a list serving as an overview of relevant compliance requirements:
- Substance regulations: Chemicals and heavy metals
- Textiles labeling requirements
- Lab testing requirements
- Packaging requirements
You can set the following parameters:
- Country/Market: EU or USA
- Product category (e.g. children’s clothing)
- Age group
What can I learn in the textiles compliance task list?
The goal of the task list is to give you a basic understanding of compliance requirements relevant to textiles. This includes, for example, chemical and heavy metals regulations, flammability regulations, and textiles labeling requirements.
Can I create a textiles label?
Yes, you can access the EU and US textiles label templates. Note that you may need to do additional editing in Adobe Illustrator.
Which file formats are supported?
You can download the label file in .svg, which can be further edited using Adobe Illustrator.
Why do I need a textiles label?
Textile labels are mandatory in many countries and markets, including the EU and the US.
Do the templates include care symbols?
No, you will need to buy care symbols if you intend to include them in your label file. Care symbols cannot be downloaded from the Compliance Gate Platform.
Can I book lab testing?
Yes, you can request free quotes, book testing and upload your lab test reports using the Compliance Gate Platform.
Is the lab testing cost included?
The subscription itself does not include lab test fees. Such costs are billed directly by our testing partners.