Textile & Apparel Marking and Labeling: Origin, Content, Care
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
Textile & apparel products are subject to special requirements for marking and labeling that are governed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and/or the Federal Trade Commission. Some labeling information must be placed in certain locations within a product or at a certain point in the supply chain. In addition, labels may be allowed to be temporary or have to be permanent. Further, certain portions of products need not be considered for fiber content identification. Join us for an overview of the applicable requirements and a discussion on the specifics.
- Origin marking
- Made in USA marking for textile & apparel products
- Fiber content
- Trimmings, ornamentation, linings and elastic
- Wool rules
- Manufacturer, importer, dealer identification
- Care instructions
- Label placement
- Marking sets
- California proposal on polyester
ELISE SHIBLES is a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the San Francisco office. She advises and counsels clients on trade agreement and preference program requirements for a variety of different types of goods under U.S. and non-U.S. trade programs including NAFTA, QIZ, ASEAN-China and EU-Vietnam, among others. She also has extensive expertise in all aspects of textile and apparel trade and policy including classification, origin, marking, drafting and reviewing proposed legislation, and strategy for trade negotiations. She has represented the interests of numerous international companies in free trade negotiations, including rules of origin, customs procedures and market access.