TTS 76:Part 7:2008, Textiles – Labelling and Advertising – Requirements (1st Revision)

Scope: This standard prescribes the requirements for the labelling and advertising of textiles and certain consumer textile products. It applies to: a) textiles with labels affixed to them, sold at retail or wholesale outlets; b) household textile articles; c) textile goods used in institutions and households; d) textiles sold by length (including narrow fabrics); e) articles used for stuffing, filling, padding, threads and cordage; and f) the description of textiles used in advertisement. The standard does not apply to: a) the labelling of garments, hair pieces and all other items of wearing apparel, costumes, accessories and fents; b) a textile product that is sold to a government or statutory agency or to an educational or religious institution, where the purchaser has specified the textile or fibres to be supplied; c) any textile article sold with a clear indication that it is a remnant, irregular, second, reject, damaged or secondhand; d) thread packaged for industrial users ; and e) textile products sold to any individual or any organization under a contractual agreement. Status: Current (Under Review) | Published: 2008 | Replaces: TTS 21 10 500:Part 7:1980

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TTS 76: Part 3:2007, Requirements for Labelling – Part 3: Labelling of Garments (2nd Revision)

Scope: Applies to the labelling of all garments offered for sale in Trinidad and Tobago. It is applicable to the labelling of all types of garments, whether made of textile, plastics, plastic-coated fabric, suede or grain, leather, furs or any combination of these materials, including school uniforms, hosiery, neckwear, headgear, fashion gloves, mittens and mitts, cloth diapers, handkerchiefs, swim wear and waterproof rain wear. Although labelling requirements outlined herein applies, this standard does not prescribe requirements for labelling of: a) children's nightclothes for fire hazard; or b) personal protective wear for performance and other requirements. Status: Current (Under Review)| Published: 2007 | Replaces: TTS 76:Part 3:1996

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TTS 625:2013, Garment Construction – Requirements (1st Revision)

Scope: The standard specifies requirements for garment construction. It includes requirements for various components, features, constructional details, finishing, and presentation of outerwear and underwear garments. This standard applies to the following adult and children garments: a) coats - including jackets, jac-suits tops and bush jackets; b) dresses; c) shirts - including blouses; d) skirts; e) trousers - including, pants, shorts, culottes; f) sleepwear including pyjamas and nightgowns; g) foundation garments -including panties, bras, briefs, lingerie and active wear; h) swimwear; and i) crochet garments. Status: Current | Published: 2013  | Replaces: TTS 21 60 401 - 1985

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TTS 69:2019, Profiled steel sheets for roofing and siding applications – Specification (2nd Revision)

Scope: This standard specifies minimum requirements for metallic-coated steel sheets profiled for roofing and siding applications. It includes requirements for:

  1.  plain sheet characteristics including base metal thickness, tensile strength and yield strength;
  2.  metallic coating characteristics including coating type and coating mass;
  3.  paint coating characteristics including resistance to colour change and chalking;
  4.  profiled sheet dimensional characteristics including length, squareness, and tolerances;
  5.  labelling; and
  6.  compliance.
This standard applies to unpainted and pre-painted profiled steel sheets of minimum base metal thickness of 0.40 mm (with applied tolerances outlined in Table 1) which are hot-dip coated with zinc, aluminium-zinc or aluminium-zinc-magnesium alloy. This standard does not apply to other construction products made by the cold forming of steel sheets such as furring channels and load bearing products including floor decking sheets and purlins. NOTE: Profiled steel sheets may be produced from pre-painted or unpainted coils. Current industry practices include the production of sheets in certain standardized lengths and also customized lengths, and on-site roll-forming of sheets.

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TTS 599:2006, Guide to the Design and Construction of Small Buildings

Scope: This standard provides guidelines and establishes minimum requirements for the design and construction of small buildings including specific provisions for foundations, columns, beams, walls, floors, and roofs. Included are requirements for structural integrity, occupancy, health, safety, and mitigation measures to minimize the impact of hurricanes, earthquakes and flooding. Conventional design, engineering design parameters and basic construction materials are also dealt with. The provisions apply to buildings for single or multiple-family residential, or general purpose use, comprising not more than two storeys and with a gross floor area of three hundred square metres (300 m2) or less. The provisions relate to the location, design, construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, repair, equipping, occupancy, use, maintenance, removal and demolition of structures classified as small buildings in accordance with Clause 1.2. SEE ADDITIONAL NOTES BELOW. Status: Current | Published: 2006

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TTS 598:2019, Cold-formed steel framing members for structural applications – Specification (1st Revision)

Scope: This standard specifies requirements for cold-formed steel framing members for use in structural applications such as in the framing of roofs and walls. Included are requirements for the steel sheet, sectional parameters, member characteristics, sampling, testing, labelling and compliance. This standard applies to cold-formed steel framing members manufactured from steel sheets, zinc or aluminium-zinc alloy coated by the hot-dip method and of base metal thicknesses from 1.00 mm to 3.00 mm. This standard does not apply to decking sheets. NOTE: Structural elements for which cold-formed framing members are used include wall elements such as girts, studs and runners, and roof elements such as purlins and truss chords. Status: Current | Published: 2019 | Replaces: TTS 598:2012

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TTS 578:2019, Guide to the Selection of Fabrics (1st Revision)

Scope: This National Standard provides guidelines for the selection of fabrics for varied uses including apparel, accessories, uniforms, household purposes, art and craft and industrial purposes. It also includes information on the components of fabrics, fabric construction, sustainable fabrics and finishes. This standard does not apply to garment construction. Status: Current | Published: 2019 | Replaces: TTS 578:2001

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