CPSIA Compliance

Do you comply with U.S. labeling laws?

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Do you comply with U.S. labeling laws? To comply with U.S. labeling law, any clothing you sell must have a permanently attached label specifying: Country of Origin Fiber Content Company Name or RN Garment care instructions Tracking information Date of Production

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Care and Washing Instructions

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Care Instructions: Frequently Asked Questions Adapted from the FTC publication: Clothes Captioning: Complying with the Care Labeling Rule Washing Instructions: Five Elements One: Washing by hand or by machine The label must say whether the product should be washed by hand or machine. The label also must give a water temperature setting if regular use of hot water will harm the product. Two: Bleaching If all commercially available bleaches can be used on a regular basis without harming the product, the label does not have to mention bleach. If using chlorine bleach on a regular basis would harm the product,...

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What's on A Label

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What's on a label from The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) Any clothing you sell must have a label attached to it. You must have Country of Origin, Fiber Content, your Company Name or RN and how to care for the garment. It's really pretty easy to comply with the law. The country of origin must always be on the front side of the label. Fiber content and the identity of the manufacturer or dealer may appear on the back of a label. In that case, the label must be attached to the product only at one end so...

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Complying with the CPSIA/CPSC tracking label requirements

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Complying with the CPSIA/CPSC tracking label requirements By August 14, 2009 tracking labels must be fixed to anything you sell that kids may use. Haven't heard of the CPSIA? Get informed here or here or here. Kathleen of Fashion-Incubator.com has provided invaluable information for the garment industry on how to comply with the monstrous CPSIA law. No matter if you make 1 or 1000 garments or toys to sell, you must follow the law. Her articles on the CPSIA and specifically the tracking issue are a MUST read. Seriously, you should go read now and then come back here. Let's...

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