AAFA calls on Congress to stop sale, promotion of counterfeits online

April 29th, 2022

A display of counterfeit shirts. Photo: David Shankbone AAFA and a coalition of industry groups is calling on Congress to include the SHOP SAFE Act and the INFORM Consumers Act in any final competitiveness legislation. The groups collectively urge Congress to ensure that the final competitiveness legislative package includes critical provisions from the House-passed America […]

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NCTO and AAFA opposing proposed tariffs on Mexico

June 5th, 2019

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) and American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) sent a letter June 5 to U.S. President Donald J. Trump, opposing the proposed escalation in tariffs for all U.S. imports from Mexico. As the representatives of the apparel and textile supply chain, the organizations represent hundreds of thousands of American […]

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AAFA publishes restricted substance list

May 28th, 2019

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has published the 20th edition of the Restricted Substance List, a go-to resource for industry professionals tasked with chemical management. The list includes banned and restricted chemicals and substances for finished apparel, footwear, and home textile products and identifies the most restrictive regulations worldwide. The Restricted Substance List […]

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