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CITA underlines unavailability of cotton polyester circular knit fleece fabric
05
Jun '09
The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has determined that certain cotton polyester circular knit fleece fabric, as specified below, is not available in commercial quantities in a timely manner in the DR-CAFTA countries. The subject product will be added to the Annex 3.25 list, effective from the date of publication in the Federal Register, June 5, 2009.

Specifications: Cotton Polyester Circular Knit Fleece Fabric

HTS Subheading: 6001.21

Fiber Content: 67-73% cotton / 27-33% polyester

Average Yarn Number:
Face yarn - 100% combed cotton; 47/1 to 58/1 metric (28/1 to 34/1)
Tie yarn -100% filament polyester, 167-196 metric/ 48 filaments; (46-54 denier / 48 filaments)
Fleece yarn - 57-63% combed cotton/37-43% polyester; 12/1 to 20/1 metric (7/1 to 12/1)

Gauge: 21

Weight: 271 to 300 grams per square meter (8.0 to 8.85 ounces per square yard)

Width: 152 to 183 centimeters (60 to 72 inches)

Finish: (Piece) dyed; printed

In addition, technical back must be heavily napped to produce a fabric thickness of not less than 4.5 millimeters, including the napped pile. Additionally, a portion of the fabric is brushed on the technical face to produce a sueded hand and appearance and a portion is treated with a stain release finish. Finally, the following performance criteria must be satisfied:

Vertical and horizontal shrinkage must be less than 5%

Torque may not exceed 4%

All fabrics must have a Class 1 flammability rating

For optimum fabric integrity and stitch definition, this fabric must be knit on machines whose number of yarn feeds is a multiple of 3.

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