Technical Standards

Standards Australia | Seeking Feedback

Standards Australia | Seeking Feedback

Standards Australia are seeking feedback and recommendations on the current NRA Children's & Accessories Safety guidelines by Friday 29th September.

Update | Safety Standard for Children's Nightwear

Update | Safety Standard for Children's Nightwear

On 20th April 2017 The Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Michael McCormack MP made a new safety standard for children’s nightwear. Children’s nightwear that meet the requirements of AS/NZS 1249:2014 can be supplied immediately. Products that meet the requirements of the old standard can be supplied until 31 December 2019.

Standards | What You Need To Know

Standards | What You Need To Know

Standards | What You Need To Know. We ask Alison Scotland, National Sector Manager at Standards Australia, some of the basics. From what standards are through to who makes them and how they come to be...

AFIRM | Chemical Product Safety in the Supply Chain

AFIRM | Chemical Product Safety in the Supply Chain

Just a brief reminder about a great resource around restricted and harmful substances in the apparel & footwear supply chain - www.afirm-group.com - The Apparel & Footwear International RSL Management (AFIRM) Group's mission is to reduce the use and impact of harmful substances in the apparel and footwear supply chain...

Working with Children's Apparel?

Working with Children's Apparel?

In light of some of the recent children’s apparel recalls we'd like to draw your attention to the Children's Apparel & Accessories Product Safety Guidelines. This document is the work of an industry workgroup under the umbrella of the NRA’s Technical Standards Committee and is a useful tool for any business working with children’s apparel...