Azo Dye Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Azo dyes are used in the textile industry, and to manufacture leather goods, accessories, food contact materials, and other products. Some azo dyes are classified as carcinogens, which is why azo dyes are restricted in the EU.

Keep reading, and learn what importers and manufacturers must know about azo dyes restrictions, and lab testing requirements in the European Union.

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Registered Identification Number (RN) Guide for United States Importers

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Importing apparel and textile products to the United States? If so, you must either include your business name on the product label or use a Registered Identification Number (RN). In this guide, we explain what an RN number is, and how you can apply for one.

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Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA) Guide For United States Importers

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The Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA) regulates flammability in clothing, sleepwear, carpets, mattresses, and many other textile products – either manufactured in or manufactured to the United States. In this guide, we explain how the FFA works and what you must do to ensure compliance.

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Clothing & Textiles Regulations in Hong Kong: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell clothing or other textile products in Hong Kong?  In this guide, we explain what Hong Kong companies must know about the Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance, labeling requirements, product standards, and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • T-shirts
  • Trousers
  • Children’s nightwear
  • Children’s clothing

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Clothing and Textiles Regulations in Singapore: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell clothing or other textile products in Singapore? In this guide, we cover what you must know about standards, lab testing, children’s clothing regulations, and labeling requirements.

Mentioned Products

  • Children’s clothing
  • T-shirts
  • Trousers
  • Blouses
  • Hoodies
  • Sweaters

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Sportswear Product Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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About to import or manufacture sportswear in the United States? Keep reading and learn what you must know about athletic wear labeling requirements, ASTM standards, lab testing, flammability regulations, substance restrictions, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Sport jackets
  • Sport trousers
  • Swimsuits
  • Knitted sportswear
  • Children’s sportswear
  • Yoga wear
  • Nylon fabric
  • Polyester fabric

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Bedding & Pillow Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Planning to import or manufacture pillows and bedding in the European Union? In this guide, we cover relevant product regulations, labeling requirements, flammability standards, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Bedsheets
  • Duvets
  • Pillows
  • Pillows cases
  • Mattress covers

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Bedding & Pillow Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Planning to import or sell bedding products in the USA? In this guide, we explain what you must know about safety standards, labeling requirements, chemical restrictions, lab testing, fire safety, and compliance risks.

Mentioned Products

  • Bedsheets
  • Comforters
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases
  • Quilts

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Sportswear Product Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Planning to import or manufacture sportswear in the European Union? In this guide, cover REACH, labeling requirements, lab testing, and compliance risks when importing or manufacturing sportswear in the EU.

Mentioned Products

  • Yoga wear
  • Swimsuits
  • T-shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Track pants
  • Fitness gloves
  • Polyester fabrics
  • Nylon fabrics

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Amazon Clothing & Textiles Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Amazon Clothing Requirements for Sellers

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Planning to sell clothing and other textile products on Amazon? In this guide, we explain what Amazon sellers must know about product standards, labeling rules, testing, and certification when selling dresses and suits, children’s clothing, sportswear, and other textile products.

Note: This guide only covers product regulations, standards and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States. However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union, Australia, Japan, and elsewhere. Further, Amazon can change their own terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up to date seller requirements on the Amazon Seller Central.

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