QIMA Webinar – The true cost of colors: Chemical dyestuffs used in the textile industry


Webinar Details
Date: Thursday, 24 February 2022
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm HKT (GMT+8)

The textile dying process involves many chemicals including dyes, pH regulators, electrolytes, washing agents, softeners, fixing agents and more, nearly covering the 30+ chemicals in the restricted substance list. With that many chemicals involved in the dying process, what regulations should you be aware of, and how can you ensure compliance for your textile products? This webinar provides insights on what chemicals are commonly used during textile production and how brands and manufacturers can avoid failure of different regulatory requirements.

Webinar discussion will cover:

  • Common chemicals used in textile production
  • What are chemical dyestuffs?
  • Comparison of different regulations/requirements for common dyestuff
  • How to avoid failure in these requirements in your textile products?

LEE Siu MingMeet the Speaker

LEE Siu Ming B.Sc., PhD, MRSC, CSSGB
Lab Operations Director, QIMA Hong Kong

Dr. Lee holds a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from The University of Hong Kong. After graduation, he continued his research studies as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Bristol, UK. He has more than 20 years of experience in consumer product testing and certification. He was also a guest lecturer at Hong Kong Open University and Hong Kong Baptist University.

About QIMA

QIMA partners with brands, retailers and importers to secure, manage and optimize their global supply network.

With a digital platform that brings accuracy, transparency and intelligence to quality and compliance, QIMA offers industry-leading experts for onsite inspections, supplier audits and lab testing.


*If this webinar is not in a suitable time zone for you, we still recommend that you register so that an email of the recording can be sent to you after the session is completed.

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