Textile Fiber Products Identification Act

hearings before a subcommittee ... Eighty-fifth Congress, first session, on H.R. 469, a bill to protect producers and consumers against misbranding and false advertising of the fiber content of textile fiber products, and for other purposes and H.R. 5605 and H.R. 6524, bills to protect consumers and others against failure to identify, misbranding and false advertising of the fiber content of textile fiber products, and for other purposes, April 4, 5, 11, 12, and 29, 1957.
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Exclusion of misbra nded textile fiber products. All textile fiber products imported into the United States shall be stamped, tagged, labeled, or otherwise identified in accordance with the provisions of section 70b of this title, and all invoices of such products required pursuant to section of ti shall set forth, in addition to the matter therein specified, the information with respect to said products.

This Act deals with mandatory content disclosure in the labeling, invoicing, and advertising of textile fiber products. Under the Act, misbranding is unlawful under the FTC Act, as is falsely or deceptively invoicing or advertising textile fiber products.

The Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (“Textile Act”) and Rules require marketers to, among other things, attach a label to each covered textile product disclosing: (1) The generic names and percentages by weight of the constituent fibers in the product; (2) the name under which the manufacturer or other responsible company does business or, in lieu thereof, the company's registered identification.

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Identification of textile fibers is an important text for forensic scientists, police and lawyers who may be involved with the use of textile fibers to provide evidence in criminal cases. It will also be relevant for textile designers, technologists and inspectors wishing to assess fiber quality and understand fiber : Hardcover.

The Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, also known as the “Textile Labeling Rule,” requires brands to attach a label to covered textile products containing the generic names and percentages by weight of each fiber in the product, the name under which the manufacturer or other responsible party does business or RN number, and the name of the country in which the product.

The purpose of the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act is "To protect producers and consumers against misbranding and false advertising of the fiber content of textile fiber products ••• " " ••• a textile fiber product shall be misbranded if it is.

Textile Fibers Products Identification Act Requires brands to attach: A label to covered textile products containing the generic names Percentage by weight of each fiber in the product Name under the manufacturer or other responsible party Name of the country in which the.

The term “ yarn ” means a strand of textile fiber in a form suitable for weaving, knitting, braiding, felting, webbing, or otherwise fabricating into a fabric. The term “ fabric ” means any material woven, knitted, felted, or otherwise produced from, or in combination with, any natural or manufactured fiber, yarn.

Exclusion of misbranded textile fiber products. All textile fiber products imported into the United States shall be stamped, tagged, labeled, or otherwise identified in accordance with the provisions of section 70b of this title, and all invoices of such products required pursuant to section of ti shall set forth, in addition to the matter therein specified, the information with respect to said products.

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates the Textile Fiber Products Identification and Wool Products Labeling Acts. By law, the fiber content needs to be properly identified on the garment.

The general requirements are summarized below. TEXTILE FIBER PRODUCTS IDENTIFICATION ACT 1. Generic Names: The fiber content must be disclosed File Size: KB. Textile Fiber Products Identification Act Law and Legal Definition The Textile Fiber Products Identification Act refers to the federal law that sets regulations regarding the advertising and labeling of textile fiber products.

The Act requires Federal Trade Commission approval of all newly manufactured fiber before it can be marketed in the U.S. Identification of textile fibers is an important text for forensic scientists, police and lawyers who may be involved with the use of textile fibers to provide evidence in criminal cases.

It will also be relevant for textile designers, technologists and inspectors wishing to assess fiber quality and understand fiber damage.

With respect to whether the DPEs are made of synthetic fabric, Gumsur cites the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, which defines "fabric" as "any material woven, knitted, felted, or otherwise produced from, or in combination with, any natural or manufactured fiber, yarn, or substitute therefor.".

No nylon or polyester fibers exist in nature and they are made of chemicals put through reactions to produce the fiber-forming substance.

10 The generic names for manufactured and synthetic fibers were established as part of the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act enacted by the US Congress in Cited by: 4. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission (``Commission'') solicits comments on whether to amend Rule 7(m) of the Rules and Regulations Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (``Textile Rules'') to establish a new generic fiber subclass name and definition as an alternative to the generic name ``olefin'' for a specifically proposed subclass of olefin.

Official Publications from the U.S. Government Publishing Office. Noncellulosic man-made fibers often are called synthetics. Each fiber is identified by a generic name. The Textile Fiber Products Identification Act that officially established the generic fiber classifications became effective in Apparel and Household Textiles Compliance Requirements SCOPE This guide addresses apparel, including children’s apparel, and household textiles.

It does not include other textiles, such as sleeping bags, tents, sporting goods, or other non-household products that contain or are made from textile Size: 1MB. Questions and answers relating to the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act and regulations.

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Washington, D.C.: Associate Director for Enforcement, Federal Trade Commission, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Federal. The Textile Labelling Act prohibits the making of false or misleading representations and sets out specifications for mandatory label information such as the generic name of each fiber present and the dealer’s full name and postal address or a CA identification number.

The Act allows designated inspectors to enter any place at any reasonable Author: Textile School. Manufactured fibers are also referred to as man made or synthetic fibers. The classification system used in the United States is dictated by the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (TFPIA).

Figure 1 gives a breakdown of textile fibers by these groupings, and the Appendix compares the properties of some of the most commonly used fibers. Section 4(b)(1) of the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (``the Act'') declares that a textile product will be misbranded unless it is labeled to show, among other elements, the percentages, by weight, of the constituent fibers (or fiber combinations) in the product, designated by their generic name and in order of predominance by weight.

• FTC Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act • Hazardous Products Act, Schedule 1, Part 1, It em 4/CAN/CGSB–, No. • Health Canada Product Bureau reference manual, Book 5, Part B, method C File Size: 1MB.

Textile and Wool Acts. This section includes the labeling highlights of the Wool Products Labeling Act and Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (referred to as the Textile and Wool Acts).

The rules and regulations under these acts require that the fiber content, country of origin, and identification of manufacturer, importer, or other dealer be included on permanent textile.

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labeling requires do not apply until. products are ready for sale. Items shipped in an intermediate stage of production not labeled with the required information.

Get this from a library. Rules and regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act: effective March 3,as amended July 9. Special Use Fibers Azlon. Definition: Azlon is "a manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is composed of any regenerated naturally occurring proteins" (Source - Textile Fiber Product Identification Act, Federal Trade Commission).

Azlon fibers are manufactured from protein present in food sources such as soybean, milk (casein), peanuts and corn (zein). [NOTE: Click here now for a direct link to the Wool Products Labeling Act of and here for the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act.].

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Formerly known as man-made fiber, manufactured fiber is defined as “any fiber derived by a process of manufacture from any substance which, at any point in the manufacturing process, is not a fiber.” (Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, ) Manufactured fibers include those regenerated from natural materials, synthetic fibers and.

Textile Fiber Products Identification Act, Specific information on fiber content, manufacturer identification, and country of origin, be included on labels.

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Permanent Care Labeling Ruling of the FTC, Each piece of wearing apparel, and every bolt of fabric carry a permanent label describing its recommended care.

U.S. Regulation: The Wool Products Labeling Act, 15 U.S.C. § 68; The Textile Products Identification Act, 15 U.S.C. § 70; 16 CFR Part — Rules and Regulations under the Wool Products Labeling Act of ; 16 CFR Part — Rules and Regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identific Ation Act.SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I.

Background The Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (``Textile Act'') \1\ and implementing Textile Rules require marketers to, among other things, attach a label to each covered textile fiber product disclosing: (1) The generic names and percentages by weight of the constituent fibers in the product; (2) the.