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Phenolic yellowing of textile

Some textile materials are sensitive to ‘phenolic yellowing’ especially in the light shades. It is not the only yellowing risk. Through good agreements this can be prevented…

Yellowing of textile is caused by a reaction. There are different kinds of yellowing (and other forms of discolouration). It can happen in different stages: during the production process, when storing and when using the goods. It can also have different causes.

Often, yellowing concerns a reaction with phenols. This we call ‘phenolic yellowing’ or ‘gas fading by NO2′. These phenols are present in Continue reading Phenolic yellowing of textile

Starting a new clothing company: what to consider?

•    Composition label (or ‘content label’) …
………. what are the official fibre names to use?
………. in what language should it be written and does it vary per export country?
………. how to determine the composition?
………. what deviation is allowed Continue reading Starting a new clothing company: what to consider?