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SGS : GINETEX Registers Textile Care Labelling Symbols in China and India

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08/08/2017 | 09:02am CEST

SAFEGUARDS | Softlines NO. 125/17

GINETEX's five trademarked symbols have been registered in China and India. These are two important markets for GINETEX licensees as many national apparel brands are exporting and importing textile products in these markets.

The International Association for Textile Care Labelling (GINETEX) is an international network that aims to provide consumer with information on textile care by means of pictograms. The 5 main care symbols are an international trademark owned by GINETEX and are registered with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). A GINETEX has cooperated with the International Standards Organisation (lSO) and allows ISO to use its care labelling system to help ensure those care symbols have a global reach. The IS0 3758:2012 standard - 'Textiles - Care labelling code using symbols' informs textile and apparel manufacturers, suppliers and retailers all over the world about care labelling symbols and the appropriate related tests for materials and clothing to avoid causing any irreversible damage during washing, bleaching, drying, ironing and professional care.

During the last year, GINETEX has also concentrated on registering the symbols in South America, South Africa and several Arabian countries as these markets become more globally significant. Along with these countries, GINETEX's trademarked textile care symbols have been registered in China and India, this helps the promotion of using harmonized care symbols within the textile and clothing industries on a more global level as many national apparel brands are exporting and importing textile products in these markets.

Among GINETEX licensees, SGS Global Laboratories have the rights to use these symbols on our reports through our global membership of GINETEX. For more details, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Reference:

GINETEX Users Newsletter - July 2017 [1]

SGS Global Softlines has an extensive network of over 40 laboratories worldwide, with a strong team of committed professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds. Our internationally accredited state-of-the-art testing laboratories offer a comprehensive range of physical, chemical and functional testing services for components, materials and finished products. We help your company ensure quality, performance and compliance with international, industrial and regulatory standards worldwide. Discover more at www.sgs.com/softlines.

For enquiries, please contact:

Louann SpiritoDirector Technical Support, Softlines
t: +1 973 461 7919

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SGS SA published this content on 08 August 2017 and is solely responsible for the information contained herein.
Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 08 August 2017 07:01:06 UTC.

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