What are The Famous Testing Standards Associations in The United States?

2017-01-18 11:22 | writer: admin

flame retardant fabric
The flame retardant fabric produced by Xinxiang Yulong Textile are faced to global market, so the United States is an obbligato one. Testing standard is one important part which we should know. What are the famous testing standards associations in the United States?
AATCC shorts for American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, this is an unofficial association which to identify and analysis the color fastness, physical properties and biological properties.  
American Society for Testing and Materials, whose predecessor is International Association for Testing Materials. In the 1880s, someone put forward to establish technical committee system to solve the opinions and divergences in the process of purchasing agent and supplier buying industrial materials. This technical symposium attends by the representatives from technical committee and some disputed questions such as material specifications and test procedure will be talked and solved in this symposium. IATM was first held in 1882 in Europe and organized the working committee.
National Institute of Standards and Technology is directly under US Department of Commerce, which is occupied in basic and applied research for physics, biology and project aspects and research for measuring technique and test method. It provides a reference data and some related services, which has gained a reputation in the world.
CPSC shorts for Consumer Product Safety Committee, which is a significant consumer protection organization. CPSC was founded in 1972 and its duty is to protect interests of most consumers and decrease the risks of harmful and death from consumer goods to protect body and family. The main functions of CPSC are setting out producer self-discipline standard and formulating mandatory standard or prohibition for consumer goods which do not have standards. To check the potential risk goods, the feedback must be reported to consumers by various ways including media, state, local government, individual organizations, etc. CPSC is responsible for 15000 kinds of security monitoring and control for consumer goods nowadays. 
The flame retardant fabric produced by Xinxiang Yulong Textile Co., Ltd. can meet the America standard NFPA2112, the main test method is ASTM D6413 which tested by ASTM organization.

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