American Apparel and Footwear Association Releases 15th Issue of the AAFA Restricted Substances List
02/05/2015

The AAFA has published the 15th edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List which covers apparel, footwear, travel goods, home textiles and other fashion.

Online PR News – 05-February-2015 – Hong Kong, China – The list provides apparel and footwear companies with information related to hazardous chemicals / substances that are restricted in consumer products and regulated around the world.

Benefits of the AAFA Restricted Substances List

The AAFA RSL offers the US apparel and footwear industry a variety of tools to facilitate compliance that helps to make optimum sourcing decisions and assists the industry in creating a safer and sustainable supply chain. The latest AAFA RSL Release 15 was published with the major changes outlined in Table 1.

Table 1 within the latest SafeGuards bulletin (http://newsletter.sgs.com/eNewsletterPro/uploadedimages/000006/sgs-safeguards-00115-american-apparel-footwear-association-restricted-substances-list-a4-en-15.pdf) outlines the AAFA RSL changes from Release 14 to Release 15

Other changes from Release 14 to Release 15:
- Updated the REACH SVHC Candidate List in Appendix I - Reporting

Reference:

AAFA RSL Release 15 (https://www.wewear.org/assets/1/7/RSL_version_15.pdf)

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