16 CFR Part 423 - Trade Regulation Rule on Care Labeling of Textile Wearing Apparel and Certain Piece Goods (the “Care Labeling Rule”), Project No. R511915 #00048 

Submission Number:
00048 
Commenter:
Martin Bide
Organization:
University of Rhode Island
State:
Rhode Island
Initiative Name:
16 CFR Part 423 - Trade Regulation Rule on Care Labeling of Textile Wearing Apparel and Certain Piece Goods (the “Care Labeling Rule”), Project No. R511915

The proposed new rules allow the use of ISO care label symbols. Unfortunately, the rules refer to an older set of ISO symbols and not the most recent (2012) symbols. The use of the most recent (2012) is necessary to achieve the most harmonious result, and to allow manufacturers to produce a label that will be acceptable in many countries