Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Egypt bans harmful substances in textiles manufacturing
Egypt bans harmful substances in textiles manufacturing
23
Jun '11
The Egyptian Organization for Standards and Quality (EOS) has issued new standards restricting the use of certain harmful substances in dyeing textiles.

The EOS has specified the extent of use of certain dyes in textile dyeing process in keeping with the world standards. These new standards are similar to the standards that the US and Europe apply to fabric manufacturing.

The new standards specify a list of various dyes which have been banned for use in fabric manufacturing. Nine carcinogens and 23 other kinds of dyes that are banned internationally are included in this list.

The new standards would become effective from November 15, 2011, on all fabrics. By then, the companies will have to make changes to their domestic production facilities and exports.

Once the new standards become effective, the General Organization for Export and Import Control would start strict checking of the clothes being imported from other countries. The laboratories of the Organization are fully equipped to test all the clothes and fabrics for harmful dyes.

Editor's note-It is always the case of 'the earlier the better' while banning the use of harmful substances in manufacturing facilities. However, strict monitoring and control are also equally essential.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2017

Half of 7,000 new apparel online each day target women

Adobe has released its first Digital Price Index for apparels,...

Textiles | On 25th Jun 2017

First Insight, Chico's FAS enter partnership

First Insight, a technology company transforming how retailers make...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2017

Expand changing use of social and web resources

With over 400 million impressions to date and web traffic of over two ...

Interviews View All

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search