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Woven, knitted or crocheted fabrics (of synthetic fibres)

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of all woven or knitted synthetic fibres, intended for application in several sectors as apparel and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

This PCR was previously named "Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of man-made filaments and staple fibres".

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PCR updated 2019-09-06

Version 2.11 of this PCR was published and may now be used to develop and register EPDs for this product category. See the document for a version history.

The new version is compliant with GPI 3.0 and the latest PCR basic modules. Version 2.0 is valid for a transition period of six months until 2019-10-30. Please contact the Secretariat for further information.

Detailed information

Replacing : PCR 2008:05 Woven or knitted synthetic fibres for sportswear, underwear and swimwear (de-registered)
Name: Woven, knitted or crocheted fabrics (of synthetic fibres)
CPC Codes:267 Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of man-made filaments and staple fibres
281 Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Date of publication: 2012-12-07
Registration number: 2012:14
Date of expiration: 2020-09-23
Version: 2.11
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Yarn and thread; woven and tufted textile fabrics
Related PCR: Man-made fibers (synthetic) (expired)
Sub-PCR-B Synthetic carpet yarn (construction product)
Woven fabrics of silk and silk-like fibers
Textile yarn and thread of natural fibres, man-made filaments or staple fibres
Woven, knitted and crocheted fabrics of naturals fibres (except silk), for apparel sector
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Eurojersey Spa & Centro Tessile Cotoniero e Abbigliamento Spa
Appointed PCR moderator: Stefania Dal Corso  Centro Tessile Cotoniero e Abbigliamento S.p.A.

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