Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Eighth RSL addressing product safety concerns
Eighth RSL addressing product safety concerns
23
Mar '11
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) published the eighth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, and home textiles. The list, which has become a go-to industry resource, together with a growing set of other chemical management tools, can be downloaded for free at the AAFA Web site.

“As global product safety regulations grow more complex each year, the AAFA Restricted Substances List continues to be a vital resource in our industry's robust chemical management strategy,” said AAFA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “The AAFA RSL, now in its eighth iteration, helps keep the U.S. apparel and footwear industry competitive in the global market by removing the doubt and confusion that can come when navigating domestic and international regulations.”

“In addition to addressing product safety concerns, the AAFA RSL has been a helpful tool in creating a more sustainable supply chain for the apparel and footwear industry,” Burke said. “By understanding how to manage our supply chain, we are finding a better way to do business.”

“In our effort to keep our global industry competitive and compliant in the marketplace, the AAFA RSL provides clear and concise information on the newest developments in global product safety standards,” said AAFA Environmental Committee Chairman John Eapen, Vice President of Environmental, Health & Safety at America & Efird, Inc. “We extend our gratitude to the AAFA Environmental Committee, the members of the RSL Task Force, and our RSL peer review group for their time and significant contributions to update this important list.”

This eighth addition of the AAFA RSL will be highlighted at AAFA's upcoming International Product Safety and Sustainability Conference in Dongguan, China on April 29, 2011. Among the many industry experts on the agenda, Thomas A. Nelson, Managing Director, Vice President Global Product Procurement, VF Asia, will provide the conference keynote address. AAFA is also pleased to host a presentation by Jeffrey Hilsgen, Attaché, of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's recently opened office in Beijing, China.

The AAFA RSL will also be discussed during AAFA's upcoming domestic Product Safety & Chemical Management Seminar and Exhibition in Hollywood, CA on May 25, 2011.

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Pakistan imposes duty on Indian fine cotton yarn

A provisional countervailing duty ranging from Rs 26.89 to Rs 55.8 a...

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2017

Union Budget: Textile sector expects excise duty revisions

Excise duty on man-made fibres should be reduced to bring it on par...

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani at the inauguration of IIGF in New Delhi with textiles secretary Rashmi Verma and other dignitaries. Courtesy: PIB

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jan 2017

Ministry to reimburse apparel exporters for state levies

The textile ministry has received a sum of Rs 500 crore from the...

Interviews View All

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Mohammad Mamun Ar Rashid
UL VS Bangladesh Ltd

Productivity, creativity and innovation play a vital role in the growth of ...

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

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

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

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
January 2017

January 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search