As a result of an increasing number of textile products claiming employ "bamboo fiber" or contain "bamboo pulp fiber". Recently Canadian Competition Authority reiterated, which man-made products employed bamboo fiber as raw material , must be in accordance with the requirement of the Canada " Textile Labeling and Advertising Act ", in the labels indicate the sticky fiber or the appropriate method of chemical processing. If the sticky rayon from the bamboo , the words "employ bamboo as raw material" can be attached on it.
There are two types of products which use bamboo as raw materials. One is the real bamboo fiber and the other is the bamboo pulp fiber. Natural bamboo fiber directly from the bamboo stem (the stems of plants), this fiber can be directly used label as "bamboo fiber."
The bamboo pulp fiber is one kind of the manmade fiber which use the traditional sticky fiber method use bamboo as the raw material. Therefore, the fabric can not use the label "bamboo fiber" message, should use the "sticky fiber".
Canada " Textile Labeling and Advertising Act " section 26 (2) (c) prescript, the textile made of the regenerated cellulose called ˇ°sticky fiberˇ±, but the fiber which after cuprammonium process can be called as "cupro"ˇ˘ "aupro rayon" ˇ˘"cuprammonium" or "cuprammonium rayon"; the process use glue can be called "sticky fiber" or "viscose"; Modified viscose processing, high wet modulus fiber, its name can use the "modal" or "modal rayon"; Extracted using solution processing, non-chemical intermediates fiber, can use its name "lyocell" or "lyocell rayon".
The fiber specific name can be used by the fiber processing methods. If the products use raw bamboo materials and sticky processing, must according with the ˇ°labeling and advertising law textilesˇ±, the name annotated "sticky fiber" or the corresponding processing mode, with a "bamboo as raw material" of the word, such as "sticky fiber", "glue" and "the stick of bamboo fiber as raw materials" and " to the viscose bamboo as raw materials ".
Before August 31, 2009, the textile business in Canada will be able to sell the production madeˇ˘labeling or packing before March 11, 2009 , raw materials components of non-correctly marked as "bamboo fiber" of the existing inventory of textiles. However, in August 2009 after 31, the Canadian Competition Authority will launch a market monitoring to ensure that the textile products in line with the "Textile Labeling and Advertising Act" requirements.
The use of bamboo as raw material made of visco-fiber products often claim that "natural antibiotic" or "UV", the effectiveness of such a statement must be sufficient to prove the test.
Likewise, containing bamboo fiber as raw material made of visco-products, their labels often claimed that "environmental protection", "organic cultivation" or "biodegradable", the latest from June 2009, the textiles such Environmental Claims must comply with the requirements of Canadian Environmental Claims guidance document "Guide to industry and advertisers".