chapter  6
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Safety review of childrens apparel

Abstract: Safety aspects in children's garments are matter of serious concern, and so proper attention is required to minimize the risk involved in its practical use. Review of each and every component attached to the children's garment, which may cause potential risk, needs to be carefully done so that all the safety issues are addressed adequately. The chapter first highlights the importance of reviewing the safety issues in children's apparel. The chapter then discusses the safety aspects of different components used in different merchandise items for children, with specific case studies. Flammability requirements of children's apparel are also highlighted.