Requirements of Azo dyes and Formaldehyde content in fabric for babies clothing in Indonesia – second edition

In July 2012, the Ministry of Industry of Indonesia have signed a regulation No.72/M-IND/PER/7/2012  that regulate of new requirement for babies clothing to comply with National Standard of Indonesia  - SNI 7617:2010 Requirement of Azo dyes and Formaldehyde content in fabric for babies and children clothing. The regulation will become mandatory 6 months after the requirement is signed, i.e. 1st February 2013.

SNI 7617:2010 is implemented on fabrics for babies and children clothing up to the age of 36 months and fabric for children clothing over the age of 36 months that have direct contact with the skin, made from woven and/or knitted fabric from various kind of fibers and/or blended fibers.

Safety Requirements provided in SNI 7617:2010:

Products shall comply with the following chemical requirements:

Type of test

Requirement

 

Infants and children aged under or 36 months

Infants and children aged over 36 months

Carcinogenic Azo Dyes1)

Shall not be used

Shall not be used

Levels of Formaldehyde2)

0 ppm3)

75 ppm

1) List of group III aromatic amines (MAK-Germany) category 1 and category 2 according to SNI 7334 Annex A

2) Levels of formaldehyde based on SNI 7189

3) Based on the SNI ISO 14 184 if less than 20 ppm are reported “not detected”

Product Certification is required only for babies and children clothing up to the age of 36 months. This is to certify that product is complied with the SNI 7617:2010 and Product certification for application of Indonesia National Standard (SPPT-SNI) need to be obtained.

SPPT-SNI shall be issued by Ls Pro (Indonesia Product Certification Body) which certified by National Accreditation Body of Indonesia, based on testing result that conducted at a testing laboratory that has been appointed by Ministry of Industry. Intertek Indonesia (PT. Intertek Utama Services) is one of the appointed laboratories. 

Issuance of SPPT-SNI shall conform by Guideline Standardization (PSN) 302:2006: Assessment Suitability- Fundamental Product Certification system 1b through quality conformance testing of products in accordance with SNI 7617:2010

a.      For domestic production, samples are taken from the production lot\batch

b.      For imported products, sample are taken from the lot in each shipment

Regulation No.72/M-IND/PER/7/2012 in conjunction with Labeling Regulation will required the SNI number and title and SNI mark to be placed on each product.

Product that imported with following HS code of tariff should comply with the requirement:

 

No. HS

Type of Product

6111.20.00.00

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from cotton fiber

6111.30.00.00

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from Synthetic fiber

6111.90.00.00

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from other fibers

6209.20.30.00

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from cotton fiber: T-Shirt, Shirts, Pajama, diapers and related items.

6206.20.90.10

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from cotton fiber: Coordinates, Pants and Similar articles.

6209.20.90.90

Others apparel product made of cotton fiber

6209.30.10.00

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from synthetic fiber: Coordinates, Pants and Similar articles.

6209.30.30.00

Garment and accessories for garment of baby made from synthetic fiber: T-Shirt, Shirts, Pajama, Diapers and Similar articles.

6209.30.40.00

Garment Accessories made of synthetic fiber

6209.30.90.00

Others apparel product made of synthetic fiber

6209.90.00.00

Others apparel product made of other textile material

9619.00.91.10

Pads, Sanitary Pads, Diapers for baby and related items with cotton fibers fillers

9619.00.91.90

Pads, Sanitary Pads, Diapers for baby and related items with cotton fibers fillers

9619.00.99.10

Pads, Sanitary Pads, Diapers for baby and related items with cotton fibers fillers

9619.00.99.90

Pads, Sanitary Pads, Diapers for baby and related items with cotton fibers fillers

 

 

 

Complete details of regulation No.72/M-IND/PER/7/2012 can be found in below link

http://regulasi.kemenperin.go.id/site/baca_peraturan/1266

Should you have any query on the above news, please contact Ms. Made Widyani Tel: (62) 21 3912391 / Ms. Anni Yuliantin at Tel: (62) 21 3905157 / Fax to (62) 21 3918345 Email: info.indonesia@intertek.com