Cotton China Logo Launched by China Cotton Association (02/11/2011)

Updated: 2011/2/11 10:23:00

Sponsored by China Cotton Association, Cotton China, market campaign was launched in Beijing on Dec 28 2010. Gao Fang, the Vice President of CCA announced the Cotton China logo could be applied since Jan 1, 2011.

Cotton China logo has been registered as a quality mark approved by China´s State Administration of Industry and Commerce, which could be used in raw cotton, home textile and apparel.

Cotton China means homegrown, pure cotton and high quality. Cotton product that uses at least 60 percent of homegrown cotton, and comprises 95 percent or above cotton fiber, and complies with China´s state quality standards or industry standards, as well as the eco-friend standard, could apply for this logo.

According to CCA, applicant has to follow specific procedures, viz. enterprise qualification, and product quality and verification procedure.

Enterprise qualification verification. The enterprise need to have at least two years of experience in the cotton related business which has also successfully acquired the ISO9000 certification or other quality management certifications. Being a CCA member is a plus.

Product quality verification. A product with the Cotton China logo has to meet the requirements of relative eco standards, product instruction, fiber composition label, raw cotton and cotton product package standards.

Verification procedure. CCA will complete the verification in 60 days after receiving the application. State Fiber Quality Supervision and Testing Center, and Jiangsu Import & Export Inspection and Quarantine Bureau Industry Product Testing Center are the appointed testing organizations and will implement the testing work of Cotton China application products.

Source: China Textile Leader

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

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