China New Product Standard – FZ/T 43014-2018 <Silk Scarf and Shawl>
China implemented its new product standard for silk scarf and shawl on September 1, 2018.
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The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has introduced a new Industry Standard for silk scarves and shawls, FZ/T 43014-2018 <Silk scarf and shawl>
The standard applies to scarfs and shawls that are mainly made of pure silk fabrics, or silk with other yarn/fibers interwoven/blended into fabrics (silk content ≥30%). The silk scarfs and shawls with burnt-out effect may also refer to this standard. This standard does not apply to products for children and infants.
Main Technical Contents
The technical requirements of FZ/T 43014-2018 include the requirements for internal quality and appearance.
Requirements for Internal Quality
Including requirements for fiber content, formaldehyde content, pH value, decomposable carcinogenic acrylamines dyes, odor, dimensional changes after washing, dimensional changes after dry cleaning and colorfastness (washing, dry-cleaning, water, perspiration, light, rubbing, and hot pressing).
Requirements for Appearance Performances
Including requirements for dimensional tolerance, color difference, appearance defects, sewing quality and ironing quality.
Details of the Technical Content
For more information, please refer to the Standard FZ/T 43014-2018 <Silk scarf and shawl> or contact SGS directly.
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