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EC Issues Report for the Application of Textile Fiber Naming

January 21, 2015

The European Commission (EC) has issued a report providing results of the application of the Regulation (EU) No 1007/2011 of September 27, 2011. The regulation pertains to the textile fiber naming, and other related labeling and marking of fiber composition of textile products. The release of the report is also in compliance of Article 23 of the Regulation.

The report outlines the overview of the Regulation in the European Union (EU), specifying fiber products from May 8, 2012 to June 2014, and the requests for and adoption of new textile names along with other main application issues. The report also demonstrates how the Regulation affects the industry through stakeholder perceptions.