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ASTM Updates Standard for Care Labeling of Textile Products

October 13, 2016

The American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) has updated standard ASTM D3136 - 14e1 Standard Terminology Relating to Care Labeling for Apparel, Textile, Home Furnishing, and Leather Products on September 6, 2016.

This standard provides a compilation of terminology developed by Subcommittee D13.62 on Labeling that is related to refurbishing and labeling for apparel, textile, home furnishing, and leather products other than upholstered furniture and floor coverings.

The terminology provided in this standard features a uniform language for the disclosure of care instructions on labels that are to be attached to apparel, textile, home furnishing, and leather products according to the Federal Trade Commission’s regulation 16 CFR, Part 423 (See 2.3).

This standard is now available for purchase.