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Govt issues new clothing safety standards

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Dec '09
As textile and garment industries cause safety and health issues by using hazardous substances in production processes or improper product design, the Standard Inspection Department in Taiwan announced new standard-CNS 15290: 2009 called the “Textile Safety Code (General requirements)", emphasizing on safety requirements of general textiles.

Taiwan's "Standards Inspection Office" says that the newly established standards have considered reference of European Union (EN) standards, new EU chemicals policy, especially the criterion in areas for infants and young children's textiles, textiles in direct contact with skin, textiles in non-direct contact with skin, textile products used in interior decoration, so as to ensure their compliance with the following quality requirements:

1)Formaldehyde: Infant textile products should be under 20ppm, textile products in direct contact with skin should be under 75ppm, textile products in non-direct contact with skin, interior decorative textiles products should be below 300ppm.
2)Azo dyes (azocolourants): Content should be no more than 30ppm.
3)Cadmium: Textiles and clothing shall not use cadmium-plated fittings.
4)Lead: Lead content in clothing for children under the age of 12 shall not exceed 90ppm of the weight of the non-volatile components contained on surface coatings.
5)Physical safety requirements: The new standards set overall safety requirements on rope and belt of clothing for garments meant for children under the age of 12, including textile and non-textile material ropes, chains, ribbons or twine ribbons.

It has also standardized the standards in regions of neck area, chest area, waist area, below-hip parts, back area, sleeves and other areas for clothes of young children and children.

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