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    Textiles - Care labelling

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  05-01-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies words, phrases and symbols detailing the care treatment of upholstery, garments and other articles in order to supply relevant and accurate information to a prospective purchaser at the point of sale. It states what information should be included on a permanent label and what instructions may be supplied separately in lieu of a permanent label. It specifies the method of labelling yarn and the method by which care instructions for piece goods are to be made available.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard sets out words, phrases and symbols to be used for giving care instructions for clothing, household textiles, apparel, furnishings, upholstered furniture and bedding, piece goods and yarns, leather apparel and upholstery. It also specifies methods by which these goods may be labelled or where appropriate, the instructions separately supplied.NOTE: For assistance in selecting the correct care-labelling instructions for a particular article, reference should be made to AS/NZS 2621, a guide which was prepared at the request of the textile industry.

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    Committee CS-004
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published in Australia as AS L38-1966.Second edition 1971.Revised and redesignated as AS 1957.1-1976 and AS 1957.2-1976.As 1957.1-1976 and AS 1957.2-1976 revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS 1957-1978.Second edition 1982.Third edition 1987.First published in New Zealand as NZS 8721:1988 (being endorsement of AS 1957-1987).AS 1957-1987 and NZS 8721:1988 jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1957:1998. Originated in Australia as AS L38-1966. Final Australian edition AS 1957-1987. Originated in New Zealand as NZS 8721:1988 (being endorsement of AS 1957-1987) AS 1957-1987 and NZS 8721:1988 jointly revised and designated AS/NZS 1957:1998.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2392-1990 Labelling of clothing, household textiles and furnishings
    AS/NZS 2392:1999 Textiles - Labelling of clothing, household textiles and furnishings
    AS/NZS 2621:1998 Textiles - Guide to the selection of correct care labelling instructions from

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    AS 2479-2007 Down and/or feather filling materials and filled products
    AS 4602.1:2011 High visibility safety garments Garments for high risk applications
    AS 2663.2-1999 Textiles - Fabrics for window furnishings Coated curtain fabrics
    AS 3747-1989 Harnesses for use in prams, strollers, and high chairs (including a detachable walking rein)
    AS/NZS 1906.4:2010 Retroreflective materials and devices for road traffic control purposes High-visibility materials for safety garments
    AS 3789.6-1996 Textiles for health care facilities and institutions Fabric specifications
    AS/NZS 4602:1999 High visibility safety garments
    AS 4967-2006 Protective clothing for firefighters - Requirements and test methods for protective clothing used for structural firefighting
    AS/NZS 4146:2000 Laundry practice
    AS 3789.9-1998 Textiles for health care facilities and institutions Curtains and patient bed screens - Fabric performance properties
    AS/NZS 4501.2:2006 Occupational protective clothing General requirements
    AS 2001.5.4-2005 Methods of test for textiles Dimensional change - Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing (ISO 6330:2000, MOD) (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2919-1987 Industrial clothing
    AS 4967(INT)-2001 Protective clothing for fire-fighters - Requirements and test methods for protective clothing used for structural firefighting
    AS 1900-2002 Flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition
    AS/NZS 2392:1999 Textiles - Labelling of clothing, household textiles and furnishings
    AS 2663.3-1999 Textiles - Fabrics for window furnishings Vertical and holland blinds
    AS/NZS 4967:2009 Protective clothing for firefighters - Requirements and test methods for protective clothing used for structural firefighting
    AS 2687-1997 Textiles - Upholstery fabrics for domestic and commercial use (excluding face-coated fabrics)
    AS/NZS 4602.1-2011 High visibility safety garments Garments for high risk applications
    AS 4967(INT)-2002 Protective clothing for firefighters - Requirements and test methods for protective clothing used for structural firefighting
    AS 4967:2019 Protective clothing for firefighters - Requirements and test methods for protective clothing used for structural firefighting
    AS/NZS 4688.1:2000 Furniture - Fixed height chairs Ergonomic and general requirements
    AS/NZS 4438:1997 Height adjustable swivel chairs (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2621:1998 Textiles - Guide to the selection of correct care labelling instructions from
    AS/NZS 4688.1:2007 Furniture - Fixed height chairs Human-interface and general requirements
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