4.Fibers and other stuffing contents label must include the following information:
(1)Where the natural or man-made fibers makes up more than 5% of the item's content, the composition name and the weight by percentage of the fiber shall be indicated. Where the fiber content is less than 5%, but can affect the care of the item, or is specified as a feature of the product, the name and the weight by percentage of the fiber shall also be indicated.
(2)The composition name of the fibers or stuffings shall be indicated in Chinese, and when 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 fibers and stuffings composition is ± 3%, but where 100% is indicated, no margin of error is acceptable.
(4)Where the fiber contents are wool and the weight by percentage is greater than 95%, the word "pure" can be used on the label.
(5)Where the filler content is down, the percentage by weight shall not be labelled as 100%, or where "pure" is used, the actual percentage by weight shall not be lower than the percentage by weight indicated on the label.
(6)Where the fiber content are recycled wool or recycled silk, the words "recycled wool" or "recycled silk" shall be used on the label and percentage by weight indicated.
(7)The composition name and weight by percentage of outer materials, lining, padding and stuffing of textile products shall be separately indicated.
(8)Where textile products are in sets or groups but may be sold as individual items, the composition names and percentage by weight shall be indicated on each individual items regardless of whether the items are made from different materials or sold separately.
(9)Accessories (e.g. ribbons, laces, sequins, tags., etc) shall not require labeling; decorations (e.g. embroideries, applique, etc.) where they covers less than 15% of the item's surface area or less than 5% of the weight, shall not require labeling.