Textiles Regulations

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1988 Trade Descriptions Act
False advertisement of a product illegal (i.e: if a fabric is stated as waterproof, it should be in practise).
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1986 Textiles Products (Indication of Fibre Content) Act
Fibre content of the product must be specified on the label (with a tolerance of 3%). Generic rather than commercial names of fibres should be used.
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1994 General Product Safety Regulations Act
Products must have correct labelling description.
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1993 Furniture and Furnishings (fire safety amendment) Act
Specification for fabric used in furnishings in public places (schools, hospitals, pubs etc).
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1974 Health and Safety Act
Risk Assessment a legal requirement to manufacturers in UK.
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1986 Textiles Products (Indication of Fibre Content) Act

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Fibre content of the product must be specified on the label (with a tolerance of 3%). Generic rather than commercial names of fibres should be used.

Card 3

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1994 General Product Safety Regulations Act

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Card 4

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1993 Furniture and Furnishings (fire safety amendment) Act

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Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

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1974 Health and Safety Act

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