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