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Below you will find current and past IDFL Newsletters. Newest newsletters are on top

**Disclaimer: Past IDFL newsletters may not contain the most up to date information. They are made available for archive purposes only.**

Title Date Link Description
IDFL News Volume:2013-Issue:5 May 08 2013 EN Avian Flu Update
IDFL News Volume:2013-Issue:4 Apr 15 2013 EN Avian Flu
IDFL News Volume:2013-Issue:3 Feb 06 2013 EN Change in IDFB Fill Power Reporting
IDFL News Volume:2013-Issue:2 Jan 18 2013 EN Lab Tours/Seminars 2013 Salt Lake OR Show
IDFL News Volume:2013-Issue:1 Jan 04 2013 EN IDFL 2012 in Review
IDFL News Volume:2012-Issue:8 Nov 30 2012 EN TFEA & IDFL Training Seminar
IDFL News Volume:2012-Issue:7 Nov 07 2012 EN Sterilization FAQ’s
IDFL News Volume:2012-Issue:6 Oct 17 2012 EN IDFL Technical Seminar in Hong Kong
IDFL News Volume:2012-Issue:5 Oct 01 2012 EN IDFL Organizational Announcement
IDFL News Volume:2012-Issue:4 Aug 06 2012 EN | EN,CN | CN Durable Water Repellency Testing
IDFL News Volume:2011-Issue:11 Dec 23 2011 EN IDFL Growth in all Business Units
IDFL News Volume:2011-Issue:10 Dec 13 2011 EN | EN,CN What is an official IDFL Report?
IDFL News Volume:2011-Issue:8 Oct 28 2011 EN | EN,CN | CN Fill Power Update
IDFL News Volume:2010-Issue:4 Aug 02 2010 EN Notes from IDFB Meeting in Lijiang China. IDFL Textile/Fabric Testing
IDFL News Volume:2010-Issue:3 Jul 15 2010 EN Is down eco-friendly? Environmental impact of down and feathers. Outdoor Retailer Show mini seminars.
IDFL News Volume:2010-Issue:2 Apr 06 2010 EN Fill Power explained. Reasons to test Fill Power. Fill Power conversions. Possible changes to Fill Power test methods.
IDFL News Volume:2010-Issue:1 Jan 01 2010 EN 2009 year in review. 2010 preview of new tests and services.
IDFL News Issue 76 Jun 01 2009 EN | EN,DE IDFL Europe experiences great growth and adds additional testing options as well as factory inspections and shipment locking.
IDFL News Issue 67 Sep 01 2008 EN 30 Year anniversary. Information about IDFL through the years.
IDFL News Issue 59 Jan 01 2008 EN Down is the Future - Down is Green - Down is Renewable Sustainable Natural Saves Energy Saves Money - IDFL Celebrates 30 Years (January 2008)
IDFL News Issue 58 Dec 01 2007 EN Spotlight on IDFL Managers - IDFL Facts - IDFL Double Testing (December 2007)
IDFL News Issue 57 Nov 01 2007 EN Australia Announces New Down & Feather Labeling Standard - Japan Announces Down Jacket Standards (November 2007)
IDFL News Issue 56 Oct 01 2007 EN Specialty Testing - Solving Unusual Down & Feather Testing Problems - Test Packages Save Money - Testing for Non-Down Fillings - Fabric Testing (October 2007)
IDFL News Issue 55 Sep 22 2007 EN Downproof Challenges and Testing - Air Permeability - Fill Proof Testing for Synthetics - Threadcount Labeling Errors (September 2007)
IDFL News Issue 54 Aug 01 2007 EN Down is Still The Worlds Best Insulation - Light and Warm - Sustainable Renewable - IDFL Facts (August 2007)
IDFL News Issue 51 May 01 2007 EN CHINA SEMINAR SOLVING QUALITY PROBLEMS - What is Quality (May 2007)
IDFL News Issue 50 Apr 01 2007 EN Down Jacket and Vest Challenges for Buyers - Why Down is a Great Filling for Outerwear - Value of Product Testing - Non-Down Materials (April 2007)
IDFL News Issue 49 Mar 01 2007 EN IABFLO Approves Law Label Changes for Blended & Chambered Products - Excess Landfowl = Product Failure (March 2007)
IDFL News Issue 48 Feb 01 2007 EN European Down and Feather Standards (February 2007)
IDFL News Issue 47 Jan 01 2007 EN IDFB Approves New Definition of Quill Feathers - Avg Feather Length - Feather Pre-sort - Double Testing (January 2007)
IDFL News Issue 46 Jul 01 2006 EN | DE | CN Issue 46
IDFL News Issue 53 Jul 01 2006 EN Cleanliness Testing For Down and Feather Products - Down and Feathers are Clean and Safe - How Can a Buyer Make Sure Down is Clean and Safe? - (July 2007)
IDFL News Issue 52 Jun 01 2006 EN IDFB Approves Content Double Testing - IDFB Supervisory Board Meeting Reports - IDFB Facts (June 2007)
IDFL News Issue 45 Jan 01 2006 EN | CN Issue 45
IDFL News Issue 44 Nov 01 2005 EN | DE Issue 44
IDFL News Issue 43 Oct 01 2005 EN | DE Issue 43
IDFL News Flash 38 Aug 01 2005 EN Down and Feathers are Safe
IDFL News Issue 42 Apr 01 2005 EN | FR | DE Down is Still The World's Best Insulation - Announcements and 2005 Meetings
IDFL News Flash 37 Feb 23 2004 EN Status of down and feather imports/exports for the world
IDFL News Flash 36 Feb 17 2004 EN Down and Feathers are safe. Avian Flu not found on cleaned material
IDFL News Flash 35 Feb 11 2004 EN Official news from European Union regarding Avian Flu and imports/exports
IDFL News Flash 34 Feb 10 2004 EN Avian Flu. Japan can import raw and washed material. Bans on Chinese exports continue
IDFL News Flash 33 Feb 09 2004 EN Update on Avian Flu and banning of material in USA and Europe
IDFL News Flash 32 Feb 05 2004 EN Avian Flu and banning importation of down and feathers. Sterilized products ok. Permits required.
IDFL News Flash 31 Feb 04 2004 EN | DE Avian Flu update on exports and cleanliness
IDFL News Flash 30 Feb 03 2004 EN Avian Flu rumors and updates.
IDFL News Issue 27 Sep 01 2003 EN | DE | CN Insulation Factors, Water Rinse Conditioning, Tumble Dry Conditioning, Revisions to Chinese Down and Feather Standards, New "Lorch" Fill Power Meter
IDFL News Issue 26 Jul 01 2003 EN | CN USA Registration/Permits
IDFL News Issue 25 May 01 2003 EN | DE Industry Meeting Report – 2003, Update on IDFL EUROPE
IDFL News Issue 24 Jan 01 2003 EN | CN Update on USA-2000 Labeling Standard
IDFL News Issue 23 Nov 01 2002 EN AD&FS Reaffirms USA Labeling Standards - Good News for Lorch Customers - Threadcount Controversy - Important Down & Feather Websites, Threadcount Controversy
IDFL News Issue 22 Jun 01 2002 EN IDFB Meeting in vancouver, Standards associations website listing.
IDFL News Issue 21 Feb 01 2002 EN Labels for Down Jackets and Vests, Information From ABFLO's Annual Meeting March 2002
IDFL News Issue 20 Jan 01 2002 EN Update on New USA Labeling Standards, Specie Testing, NTU Turbidity Unit, Update on New European Labeling Standards, Tumble Dry Conditioning for Fill Power Testing
IDFL News Issue 19 May 01 2001 EN USA Standards Questions and Timeline (May 2001)
IDFL News Issue 18 Apr 01 2000 EN European Standards - "Cluster" as the world-wide term for Down - Down and Feather Prices Increase in China (April 2000)
IDFL News Issue 18a Apr 01 2000 EN Questions for the China Lecture - Questions for USA Labeling Standards
IDFL News Issue 17 Feb 01 2000 EN Questions and Answers on the New USA Labeling Standards (February 2000)
IDFL News Issue 16 Apr 01 1999 EN New USA Labeling Standards - Proposed New European Standards (April 1999)
IDFL News Issue 15 Dec 01 1998 EN Improving Testing Accuracy - Double Testing - Weighing Problems - Training (December 1998)
IDFL News Issue 14 Aug 01 1998 EN The USA Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Rescinds its Guides for the Feather and Down Products Industry (August 1998)
IDFL News Issue 13 Jun 01 1998 EN New Specie Test Method - Double Testing (June 1998)
IDFL News Issue 12 Jan 01 1998 EN Fill Power Conditioning and Accuracy (January 1998)
IDFL News Issue 11 May 01 1997 EN USA-FTC Guidelines - Specie Problems (May 1997)
IDFL News Issue 10 Jan 01 1997 EN Fill Power Update - Determining Original Fill Power - Recommended Conditioning and Cylinder (January 1997)
IDFL News Issue 9 Jul 01 1996 EN Finished Product Testing (July 1996)
IDFL News Issue 8 Apr 01 1996 EN Down & Dust - Oxygen Number vs Turbidity - Other Cleanliness Issues (April 1996)
IDFL News Issue 7 Jan 01 1996 EN IDFL Turns 18 - Spotlight on The Founder, Wilford Lieber Sr. - Fill Power Update (January 1996)
IDFL News Issue 5 Sep 01 1994 EN Content Analysis - Explanation - Common Problems (September 1994)
IDFL News Issue 4 Jul 01 1994 EN Oxygen Number - What is Oxygen Number - Standards (July 1994)
IDFL News Issue 3 Apr 01 1994 EN Fill Power - What is Fill Power - Variability of Fill Power (April 1994)
IDFL News Issue 1 Jan 01 1994 EN New Price List Same Day Rush Training Consulting (January 1994)
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