American Apparel and Footwear Association

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AAFA is an influential voice for the U.S. apparel and footwear industry on Capitol Hill and around the world.

 

in the spotlight

Check out AAFA's events across the topics of trade, intellectual property and brand protection, supply chain, and more. Events Calendar > 

legislative action

Now is the time to contact Congress to tell them why you oppose the Border Adjustment Tax. Click here to send an email to your elected representatives urging action on trade.

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Product Safety

The U.S. apparel and footwear industry is dedicated to ensuring clothes and shoes continue to be safe, especially for our children.

Children's Sleepwear

Children’s sleepwear must be flame resistant and self extinguish if a flame from a candle, match, lighter, or a similar item causes it to catch fire.

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Flammable Fabrics

Under ther Flammable Fabrics Act, there are guidelines for flammability testing and standards for general wearing apparel.

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Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)

The CPSIA restricts lead, phthalates, and other substances in children’s products.

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Drawstrings

AAFA looks to make sure that all aspects of the drawstrings rule are clearly understood so that AAFA members can continue to make safe products.

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Key State and International Initiatives

Some states and other countries which the U.S. apparel and footwear industry does business maintain their own product safety regulations.

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