Huafon Chemical Qianxi Recycled spandex completed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and obtained Intertek Green Leaf Mark
Publish Date:2023-03-03   Hit:
Recently, Huafon Chemical Co., Ltd. has completed the carbon footprint certification of Qianxi Recycled Spandex according to the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) method. The results show that the Qianxi Recycled Spandex has excellent environmental benefits.

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a technology andmethod used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout theirlife cycle from the acquisition of raw materials, to the production and the disposal of used products.

The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of recycled spandex from Huafon Chemical was carried out by Intertek Group, a third-party audit agency. Intertek evaluated the greenhouse effect, abiotic depletionpotential and water consumption of recycled spandex from cradle to gate.

It has been proved that for each kilogram of Qianxi Recycled Spandex produced, compared with Qianxi Conventional Spandex, the Global Warming Potential is reduced by 72%, the Abiotic Depletion Potential is reduced by 67%, and the Water Consumption isreduced by up to 95% from cradle to gate, providing green and environment-friendly spandex raw materials for end brands and consumers.

During the LCA evaluation, Huafon Chemical mainly collected the data of Qianxi Recycled Spandex from the manufacturingprocess and transportation of raw material, production, packaging and transportation of products, and Intertek was responsible for the factory inspection and data calculation.

Wang Jianbo, Director of the MarketingDepartment of Huafon Chemical, said: "Successfully passing the productcarbon footprint certification enables us to better obtain the recognition ofbrand customers and provide them with sustainable, stable, safe andenvironmental-friendly product services." Besides, the product carbon footprint certification can also help grasp the environmental impact of eachlink in the product life cycle and provide direction for the next step ofproduct improvement, improve production efficiency, reduce costs and promote sustainable development.

About Qianxi Recycled Spandex

The raw material of Qianxi Recycled Spandex comes from the waste yarn in the production process. The recycled material content reaches 100%. It is very suitable foruse with other natural fibers or synthetic fibers, and is widely used in high-end underwear, yoga wear, casual wear, swimming suits, etc., and it contributes to the sustainable fashion of brands while maintaining excellent elasticity andquality.


In addition to obtaining Intertek Green Leaf Mark, Qianxi Recycled Spandex hasalso passed the Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX ? Certification and Recycled ClaimStandard (RCS), and has been recognized by many international leading brands.

About Huafon Chemical

Huafon Chemical Co., Ltd. has been thriving inthe spandex industry for over 20 years, focusing on the R&D and production of differentiated products. It keeps adhering to green practices for sustainable development. While taking on responsibilities to its shareholders by generating profits, Huafon Chemical has also been committed to taking careof its employees, consumers, community, and the environment. Huafon Chemical isdetermined to build stronger product portfolio to contribute to the sustainable development of the industry.