American Apparel and Footwear Association

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AAFA Guidelines for Legwear, Hosiery, and Sock Testing

The Guidelines for Legwear, Hosiery, and Sock Testing establishes testing standards for the industry and its lab partners. Covering a range of issues – including product safety, labeling, and physical attributes such as color, fastness, and fit – this resource provides useful, product-specific testing recommendations for the industry and its lab partners.

The standards were developed in collaboration with the Manufacturing Solutions Center: 


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