4.Fiber or stuffing contents of apparel and garments:
(1)If the content of the fiber or stuffing exceeds 5%, the name and weight by percentage of the fiber or stuffing shall be stated on the label. Although the fiber or stuffing content is below 5% yet when it is sufficient to affect the care instructions, or when in order to show the features of the product, the name and weight percentage of the fiber or stuffing shall still be stated on the label.
(2)The composition name of the fiber or stuffing shall be indicated in Chinese, and if necessary, the English name or its abbreviation shall be used. See examples in attachment 1.
(3)The acceptable margin of error for percentage by weight of fiber and stuffing composition is ± 3%, but where 100% is indicated, no margin of error is acceptable.
(4)Where the fiber contents of apparel and garments are wool and the weight by percentage is greater than 95%, the word "pure" can be used on the label.
(5)When the stuffing content is “down”, its weight percentage may not be labeled as “100%” or the word “pure”. It actual weight percentage shall be higher or equivalent to the labeled weight percentage.
(6)When the fiber composition is recycled wool, recycled silk or recycled down, the wording of “recycled wool”, “recycled silk” or “recycled down” and its weight percentage shall be labeled.
(7)When the apparel and garments can be separated into shell fabric, lining, stuffing, its content name and weight percentage shall be labeled respectively in accordance with the provision of Article 4 (1).
(8)When apparel and garments in suit or set can be considered an individual product by itself, the name and weight percentage of fiber or stuffing in each piece shall be labeled separately, regardless of whether the individual pieces are made of different materials or sold separately or not.
(9)Accessories (e.g. lapel, cuff, waistband or label etc.) do not require labeling; ornaments (e.g. embroidery or embroidery patch etc.) that the cover area is less than 15% of the apparel and garments or the weight is less than 5% by weight do not require labeling.