The Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) of Japan is set to enforce JIS L0001-2014 “Textiles – Care Labeling Code Using Symbols” on December 1, 2016.
This new standard contains five major care labeling symbols with 41 sub-symbols. The five major care labeling symbols are:
- Professional textile care treatments of dry and wet cleaning
This standard will be replacing current JIS L0217-1995. The standard aims to harmonize with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 3758:2012 “Textile – Care Labeling Code Using Symbols”.
This standard was published on March 31, 2015.