Australian Standard AS 2001.4.21 Method of Test for Textiles - Colourfastness Tests - Determination of Colourfastness to Light using an Artificial Light Source (Mercury Vapour, Tungsten Filament, Internally Phosphor-Coated Lamp) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to import printed fabric. Depending on the source of the fabric, you may be required to pay customs duties.

For the purpose of assessing tariff duties, fabric is classified as printed if it has been printed in a manner that produces a designed or patterned effect employing contrasts in colours over the whole of the fabric and it complies with the fastness standard contained in this standard, or in Australian Standard AS 2001.4.15.

This standard has been superseded and is referred to in the Catalogue of Australian Standards as AS 2001.4.21-2006: Method of Test for Textiles - Colourfastness Tests - Determination of Colourfastness to Light using an Artificial Light Source (Mercury Vapour, Tungsten Filament, Internally Phosphor-Coated Lamp). This standard describes a method for determining the colourfastness of textiles to light, using an artificial light source.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Client Services

Act(s) name

Customs Tariff Act 1995 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Customs Tariff Regulations 2004 (Australian Government)

Contact details

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