Welcome to the Canada Care
Labeling section of the Apparel Search Website.
"Since care labelling of textile is a voluntary program in
Canada, the Competition Bureau leaves the decision to businesses
if and when they want to adopt the new standard, published in
December 2003 by the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB).
The standard is harmonized with the North American Free Trade
Agreement (NAFTA) care symbols and the symbols in the
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) (both not
Statement was found at the following address
on June 2, 2009:
to the Canadian Care Labelling Program
Care Labeling of Textiles
Canada Office of Human Affairs: Guide to Apparel and Textile Care
Numbers in our fashion industry terms section.
Care label rules and regulations change from time to time. Please
consult directly with the appropriate agency for the most current and
accurate information. The Apparel Search Company does
NOT guarantee that the
information on this page or the information linked to from this section
is the most current rules and regulations.
know of information that should be added or removed from this section,
please let us know.