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AAFA RSL Compliance

Easily ensure your apparel, footwear, and textile supply chain is in compliance with global regulations and bans on certain hazardous chemicals and substances found on the American Apparel & Footwear Association Restricted Substances List (AAFA RSL).
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Want to know if your products comply with the American Apparel & Footwear Association Restricted Substances List (AAFA RSL)? Find out fast with Source Intelligence. Easily load supplier and product data then assess the contents of your product against the AAFA substance list. Source Intelligence simplifies the compliance process by collecting and analyzing the information you need.

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AAFA Published New RSL Version 21 .

The AAFA RSL is continuously being re-evaluated and amended as new information on chemicals emerge and new regulations go into effect. As of March 2, 2020, AAFA released the 21st edition of the RSL with updates including 12 categories and over 250 chemicals. “Consumers deserve clothes, shoes, and other fashion items that reflect their personal style and meet the highest safety standards no matter where they live,” said Steve Lamar, CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association. “AAFA’s RSL task force is focused on maintaining a resource that not only ensures safe chemical management but ultimately protects our consumers. Chemical management is an important part of a responsible and compliant supply chain. As such, we continue to provide our RSL as an open-industry resource to the industry.”
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