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The Textile Products (Indications of Fibre Content) Regulations 1986

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Regulation 8

SCHEDULE 4

Products which are not (except as provided in Regulation 8) subject to compulsory labelling or marking.

1.  sleeve-supporting arm-bands

2.  watch straps of textile materials

3.  labels and badges

4.  stuffed pan-holders of textile materials

5.  tea cosies

6.  coffee cosies

7.  sleeve protectors

8.  muffs other than in pile fabric

9.  artificial flowers

10.  pin cushions

11.  painted canvas

12.  textile products for base and underlying fabrics and stiffenings

13.  felts

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

15.  gaiters

17.  packagings, not new and sold as such

18.  felt hats

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

20.  travel goods of textile materials

21.  hand-embroidered tapestries, finished or unfinished, and materials for their production, including embroidery yarns, sold separately from the canvas and specially presented for use in such tapestries

22.  slide fasteners

23.  buttons and buckles covered with textile materials

24.  book covers of textile materials

25.  toys

26.  textile parts of footwear, excepting warm linings

27.  table mats having several components and a surface area of not more than 500 cm2

28.  oven gloves and cloths

29.  egg cosies

30.  make-up cases

31.  tobacco pouches of textile fabric

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

33.  protective requisites for sports with the exception of gloves

34.  toilet cases

35.  shoe-cleaning cases

36.  funeral items

37.  disposable articles (including textile articles designed to be used once only or for a limited time, the normal use of which precludes any restoring for subsequent use for the same or a similar purpose) with the exception of wadding

38.  textile articles subject to the rules in force from time to time of the European Pharmacopoeia and covered by a reference to those rules, non-disposable bandages for medical and orthopaedic use and orthopaedic textile articles in general

39.  textile articles including cordage, ropes and string (other than articles included in Item 12 of Schedule 5) normally intended:

(a)for use as equipment components in the manufacture and processing of goods;

(b)for incorporation in machines, installations (e.g. for heating, air conditioning or lighting), domestic and other appliances, vehicles and other means of transport, or for their operation, maintenance or equipment, other than tarpaulin covers and textile motor vehicle accessories sold separately from the vehicle

40.  textile articles for protection and safety purposes such as safety belts, parachutes, lifejackets, emergency chutes, fire-fighting devices, bulletproof waistcoats and special protective garments (e.g. protection against fire, chemical substances or other safety hazards)

41.  air-supported structures (e.g. sports halls, exhibition stands or storage facilities), provided that particulars of the performances and technical specifications of these articles are supplied

42.  sails

43.  animal clothing

44.  flags and banners

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