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China Releases a New Product Standard for Knitted Garments Dyed by Vegetable Dyes–FZ/T 73065-2020

SafeGuardSFootwear and Leather ProductsDecember 14, 2020

China issued a new industry standard for Knitted garments dyed by vegetable dyes FZ/T 73065-2020. The new standard became effective on October 1, 2020.

China Releases a new Product Standard for Knitted garments dyed by vegetable dyes–FZ/T 73065-2020

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced a new sector standard FZ/T 73065-2020 <Knitted garments dyed by vegetable dyes> which is a product standard and became effective on October 1, 2020.

Application Scope

This standard applies to knitted garments dyed with vegetable dyes.

Vegetable dyes

Natural organic compounds which are extracted from the roots, bark, stem, leaves, fruits, seeds of plants or vegetables, and can be used to dye fibre with a certain level of colourfastness.

Knitted garments dyed by vegetable dyes

Knitted garments which contain only vegetable dyes, or knitted fabrics dyed with vegetable dyes accounting for 70% or more of the total area of the garments. Garments made of fabrics dyed with both vegetable dyes and synthetic dyes, must contain an area of 70% or more vegetable dyes. 

Main Technical Contents

Requirements include characteristic property requirement, appearance quality and internal quality.

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