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What is "TFPIA" - Definition & Explanation

Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (USA) Law governing labeling and classification of fibers used in fabrics. Among the components: * Natural fibers must be called by their common, known, name. * Man made fibers may be listed by trademarked name, but must also be listed by generic name, e.g., "Dacron polyester" * Fibers must be listed in descending order of composition by weight. * No trademarks or other terms may be used that imply presence of a fiber that is not part of the product (e.g., Wooly warm 100% acrylic)

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a) To allow textile materials (raw materials, fibres, slivers, yarns and fabrics) to come to hygroscopic equilibrium with the surrounding atmosphere, or with the standard atmosphere for testing...
Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (USA) Law governing labeling and classification of fibers used in fabrics. Among the components: * Natural fibers must be called by their common, known,...
Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to...

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