Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Wenzhou clothing cos urged to check APEO content
Wenzhou clothing cos urged to check APEO content
27
May '08
Recently, a company in Jiangsu exported more than 8,000 pieces of clothing to the EU, but the exports were rejected due to APEO content in printed knitted fabrics exceeded the maximum requirement standard.

Wenzhou Import and Export Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, has again pressed the issue and urged the related clothing enterprises to strictly check the APEO content in export products, especially for the European countries.

APEO, short for compound alkylphenols polyoxyethylene ethers, is a key component of auxiliaries like emulsifier, penetrating agent, detergent and others, which are widely used in textile printing, dyeing, processing and plastics industries.

Since APEO has greater biologic toxicity, poor biodegradation and degradation metabolite toxicity, the EU, the US and other developed countries in recent years have drafted legislation with relevant provisions on APEO limitation in products

It has been noted that chief clothing enterprises in Wenzhou city have little knowledge about APEO, and therefore, have not yet formulated corresponding measures against its content in the products.

Bureau has stressed that clothing enterprises must clearly understand the specific APEO requirements from the importer, or insert specific APEO provisions in contracts, in order to avoid unnecessary economic losses arising from unqualified products.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Raymond

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Jun 2017

Raymond plans to invest Rs 1,400 crore in Amravati plant

Raymond, Indian textiles and apparel major, has decided to invest Rs...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

GST and textiles industry: Analysis and opinion

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is at long last all set to be rolled ...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

India probing dumping of polyester yarn by China

Indian government is probing anti-dumping allegations against a...

Interviews View All

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

C. Dhandayuthapani
Mag Solvics Pvt. Ltd

ITME 2016 exploited our full strength like never before

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

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:
July 2017

July 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