June 25, 2014
The Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade of Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, and Costa Rica have updated the Central American Technical Regulation (RTCA) No. 59.01.08:12 on the labeling of textile products.
These are the major points of the regulation:
- Electric blankets and leather goods are exempt from this Regulation
- The labelling of used clothing must be in accordance with the domestic law of each State Party
- Textiles and textile products that are cut to measure or produced at the request of the consumer are exempt from this Regulation