Why need to know your gament & textile clothing, appearl, non appearl, Garment accessories, childrens toys, jewelry & other home appliance are Heavy Metal free.

Application: Heavy metals can exist in natural structures of textiles or they can penetrate into textiles during their production, dying process or via the protection agents used for the storage of textiles.Heavy metals may be present in many aspects of apparel and accessories, notably, prints, buttons, zips, belts and accessories. The use of items containing these metals should be avoided where possible. Where this is not possible, the acceptable levels are recommended.

Effect of human body: Toxic effects of heavy metals on human health are very well known: damages of organs, disorders in the respiratory tract and lung diseases, dysfunction of the heart, blood and blood producing organs, skin diseases and some others.

Due to the toxicity of some heavy metals, guidelines for tolerable amounts of these metals in textile products have been provided and are being adopted by countries all over the world. Textile is categorized according to its utilization into products for babies, products with direct contact to skin products without direct contact to skin, and decorative materials [5].

Extractable heavy metals such as Sb, As, Pb, Cd, Hg, Cu, Cr, Cr(VI), Co, Ni;
Antimony (Sb)
Arsenic (As)
Lead (Pb)
Cadmium (Cd)
Manganese (Mn)
Chromium 6(Cr VI)
Cobalt (Co)
Copper (Cu)
Nickel (Ni)
Mercury (Hg)

Test Method & Standards: ISO 105 E04,

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