EU to amend textile tag name and content of the provisions of

Recently, the European Union issued Directive No. 2008/121/EC of about textiles name first to amend Directive 96/74/EC, namely the name of the textile fibers, textiles and other content tag three tag put new demands .


It is understood that the name of the textile, fiber composition and labeling of the S content does not match the font tag was not obvious or ambiguous, the manufacturer at the relevant documents did not clearly set out the name of fiber components and information will be classified as substandard products. The new directive also of fiber types and content of this measure an important indicator of quality textile products made specific quantitative requirements.


The future, with the exception of completely by the same kinds of textile fiber, the other products are not allowed to use “100%”, “pure”, “full” and other words.


In addition, with a variety of fibers for textiles, one of a total weight of more than 85%, then the following shall be marked in one of three ways the specific elements: the name of the main fiber, the proportion of the total weight; the name of the main fiber, and “At least 85 percent” of the word; or products contained in the proportion of various fibers. If containing multiple fibers, but not a cent of the total weight of up to 85%, the products have to at least two main types of fiber contained in the name of its components in proportion to the marked, and the ratio of large to small listed by the other fibers name.


Against the new EU regulation, entry-exit inspection and quarantine departments to remind the business: one must seriously read the new EU regulations, directives of the new changes in several major amendments to be the focus of concern in the production or pre-export inspection and quarantine agencies to local consultation. Second, be required to identify the fiber content and type, use the instructions provided for the standard terminology and names, to avoid improper use, composition and proportion must be consistent with the physical. To three active consultations with the EU importer to carry out effective communication, common to find a solution to the problem to ensure a smooth textile exports to the EU customs.