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Member Profile: Independent Quality Solutions


Independent Quality Solutions Limited (IQS) specialises in providing technical management support for retailers, importers and trade associations. We advise on all aspects of product compliance, quality management and consultancy projects as well as providing training courses for clients.

About Us
IQS brings together experienced individual specialists, to provide clients with a wide knowledge base and comprehensive areas of expertise. 

IQS is not a laboratory but a team of 5 experienced technical managers, all from blue chip retail backgrounds that can give independent advice on non food product areas of: Toys, Clothing, Fashion Jewellery & Household textiles

IQS can be used as a flexible resource that can strategically support clients quality management structures or provide targeted expertise and individual project management. Projects are usually bespoke to a clients particular requirements.

Textiles and Clothing
The team at IQS has extensive experience within the textiles industry covering a range of products, in both retail head office and supplier based positions.

Areas of expertise include clothing, household textiles and soft accessory products.

The team has considerable overseas supplier development and auditing experience working with suppliers in the Far East and Europe. We are familiar with the challenges faced with dealing with overseas vendors and the importance of clarity of information.

For further information see our web site

Toy Safety Directive and Standards
The toy standards have always included disguise costumes that are intended to be worn by a child in play.  It also covers toys to be worn on the head, such head-dresses and other accessories.

Companies need to be fully conversant with these standards if their product falls into dress up wear or fancy dress for children.

For further information see our web site

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Independent Quality Solutions
Unit 3 Pirton Grange Offices, Pirton Road, Shillington, Hertfordshire, SG5 3HB
Telephone: +44 (0)1462 713322
Contact Person: Jerry Burnie
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