Trend in Restricted Use of Hazardous Chemicals in Textile Products in Europe and America

Updated: 2012/8/15 17:20:00

REACH regulation, Biocide directive and European Eco-Label for textile products are the laws and standards with relevance for chemicals in textile products in Europe. Restricted substances list created by American Apparel & Footwear Association has the great effect on governing the hazardous substances in textile products in America. Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is the most authoritative and most widespread voluntary eco-label for textile products in the world. Through studying the history of these laws and standards, the trend in restricted use of chemicals in textile products in Europe and America could be deduced, that would be updated frequently, enlarging restricted subjects, lower limitation and greater influence.

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

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS