IndustriesTextiles, Apparel and Footwear
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has published industry guidelines aiming to establish testing standards for legwear, hosiery and socks.
The guidelines cover the following issues: product safety, labeling, and physical attributes such as colorfastness, and fit. The guidelines also provide product-specific testing recommendations for the industry and its laboratory partners.
The document is a free and open-industry resource. The document applies to all type of knitted hosiery material produced on hosiery knitting machines.