What Should We Pay Attention to on the Label?

Clothing labels refer to various forms of usage instructions on clothing, including hang tags, durability labels, size labels, etc. When consumers choose clothing products, they usually first understand the product specifications, fiber composition, etc. through clothing labels.

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The content of clothing labels will include product name, size specifications, maintenance methods, safety categories, etc. Although the label is small, the content is important. It is a source of information for consumers to correctly understand and use the product, and also an important guarantee of consumer rights. Today, let’s take a look at what information needs to be labeled on clothing labels and the things that import clothing companies need to pay attention to.

Content to be annotated on the label

1.The name and address of the manufacturer.
Imported clothing should indicate the country or region of origin of the product, as well as the name and address of the agent, importer, or seller registered in China in accordance with the law.

2.Product name.
The product name should indicate the true attributes of the product and use commonly used names that will not cause consumer misunderstandings or confusion.

3.Size specifications.
Label clothing size based on height, chest circumference, and body shape

4.Fiber composition and content.
The fiber composition and content should be indicated in accordance with the provisions of GB/T 29862; Leather clothing should be labeled with the type and name of leather according to QB/T 2262.

5.Maintenance methods.
According to the graphic symbols specified in GB/T 8685, the washing method should be expressed in the order of washing, bleaching, drying, ironing, and professional maintenance. When the graphic symbols cannot meet the requirements, they can be explained in text.

6.Implement product standards.
The product standard number of the country, industry, region, or enterprise that the product is being executed should be indicated.

7.Security category.
The safety category of the product should be indicated according to GB 18401, and the basic safety technical requirements of textile products can be divided into Class A, Class B, and Class C according to the degree of indicator requirements.
Infant and toddler textile products should meet the requirements of Class A, and the words “infant and toddler products” must be indicated on the instructions for use.
Products that come into direct contact with the skin should meet at least Class B requirements.
Products that do not come into direct contact with the skin should meet at least Class C requirements.

8.Usage and storage precautions (non essential).
Products that may be damaged due to improper use should be labeled with usage precautions; Products with storage requirements should indicate the storage method, while those without requirements may not be labeled.

The form of labels

Clothing labels can be represented in one or more forms, commonly including: directly printed or woven onto the product, tags hanging on the product, durable tags fixed on the product, and directly printed on the product packaging.
Durability labels should be used for the three items of size or specification, fiber composition and content, and maintenance methods, while other contents should be in a form other than durability labels. If the use of durability labels has an impact on the use of products, such as gloves, socks, etc., durability labels may not be used.
For durability labels sewn on baby clothing that can be worn close to the body, they should be placed in a location that does not come into direct contact with the skin.

Precautions for imported clothing enterprises

01.When importing clothing, it is necessary to check whether the hanging tags and durability labels on the clothing are labeled according to the requirements of GB/T 5296.4.
02.When labeling information on both the hang tag and durability label, the content should be consistent.
03.Durable labels on baby clothing that can be worn close to the body must not come into contact with the skin.
04.The symbols for clothing washing and maintenance methods should be arranged in the order of washing, bleaching, drying, ironing, and professional maintenance.
05.If you have any questions about the labeling of clothing instructions, you can contact the Shenzhen Customs Industrial Product Testing Technology Center, which can provide technical support.



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