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The Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1986

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Citation and commencement

    1. 1.(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Textile Products...

  3. Revocations, modifications and transitional provisions

    1. 2.The Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1973 are...

    2. 3.The Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1973, the...

  4. Interpretation and application

    1. 4.(1) In these Regulations— “the Act of 1968” means the...

  5. Labelling or marking

    1. 5.(1) Subject to the provisions of these Regulations, any person...

    2. 6.(1) In any advertisement intended for retail customers describing textile...

    3. 7.An indication of fibre content shall comply with the provisions...

    4. 8.Nothing in Regulations 5 or 6 shall apply in relation...

    5. 9.Nothing in these Regulations shall apply in relation to textile...

    6. 10.An indication of the fibre content of any textile product...

    7. 11.(1) The following provisions of the Act of 1968 shall...

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. 1.The indication of the fibre content of a textile product...

      2. 2.(1) A name set out in Column 1 of Part...

      3. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the expressions “100 per cent.”,...

      4. 4.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the expressions “fleece wool” and...

      5. 5.(1) The fibre content of any textile product composed of...

      6. 6.The expressions “mixed fibres” and “unspecified textile composition” may be...

      7. 7.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, in determining the fibre...

      8. 8.(1) Any indication of fibre content shall be clear and...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART I TEXTILE FIBRES

      2. PART II

        1. A name in column 1 of item 2 of Part...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      AGREED ALLOWANCES TO BE APPLIED IN DETERMINING THE FIBRE PERCENTAGES OF A TEXTILE PRODUCT

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      1. Products which are not (except as provided in Regulation 8)...

      2. 1.sleeve-supporting arm-bands

      3. 2.watch straps of textile materials

      4. 3.labels and badges

      5. 4.stuffed pan-holders of textile materials

      6. 5.tea cosies

      7. 6.coffee cosies

      8. 7.sleeve protectors

      9. 8.muffs other than in pile fabric

      10. 9.artificial flowers

      11. 10.pin cushions

      12. 11.painted canvas

      13. 12.textile products for base and underlying fabrics and stiffenings

      14. 13.felts

      15. 14.old made up textile products, where explicitly stated to be...

      16. 15.gaiters

      17. 17.packagings, not new and sold as such

      18. 18.felt hats

      19. 19.purses, pouches, cases, bags and saddlery, of textile materials

      20. 20.travel goods of textile materials

      21. 21.hand-embroidered tapestries, finished or unfinished, and materials for their production,...

      22. 22.slide fasteners

      23. 23.buttons and buckles covered with textile materials

      24. 24.book covers of textile materials

      25. 25.toys

      26. 26.textile parts of footwear, excepting warm linings

      27. 27.table mats having several components and a surface area of...

      28. 28.oven gloves and cloths

      29. 29.egg cosies

      30. 30.make-up cases

      31. 31.tobacco pouches of textile fabric

      32. 32.spectacle, cigarette and cigar, lighter and comb cases of textile...

      33. 33.protective requisites for sports with the exception of gloves

      34. 34.toilet cases

      35. 35.shoe-cleaning cases

      36. 36.funeral items

      37. 37.disposable articles (including textile articles designed to be used once...

      38. 38.textile articles subject to the rules in force from time...

      39. 39.textile articles including cordage, ropes and string (other than articles...

      40. 40.textile articles for protection and safety purposes such as safety...

      41. 41.air-supported structures (e.g. sports halls, exhibition stands or storage facilities),...

      42. 42.sails

      43. 43.animal clothing

      44. 44.flags and banners

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      1. Products in the case of which an indication of fibre...

      2. 1.floorcloths

      3. 2.cleaning cloths

      4. 3.edgings and trimmings

      5. 4.passementerie

      6. 5.belts

      7. 6.braces

      8. 7.suspenders and garters

      9. 8.shoe and boot laces

      10. 9.ribbons

      11. 10.elastic

      12. 11.new packagings sold as such

      13. 12.packing string and agricultural twine; string, cordage and ropes (other...

      14. 13.table mats

      15. 14.handkerchiefs

      16. 15.bun nets and hair nets

      17. 16.ties and bow ties for children

      18. 17.bibs, washgloves and face flannels

      19. 18.sewing, mending and embroidery yarns presented for retail sale in...

      20. 19.tape for curtains, blinds and shutters.

  7. Explanatory Note

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