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TEST METHODS ARE DELIVERED AS A LINK IN YOUR EMAILED RECEIPT.

 

 

AATCC TM97-2020, Test Method for Extractable Content of Textiles

 

 

12. History

12.1 Revised 2020 to clarify safety requirements; Revised in 2019 to align with AATCC style.

 

12.2 Reaffirmed 2013. Editorially revised 2010. Revised (with title change) 2009. Revised

1999. Revised 1995. Editorially revised 1993. Reaffirmed 1989. Reaffirmed 1988. Editorially

revised 1987. Revised (with title change) 1982. Revised 1979. Reaffirmed 1975. Reaffirmed 1972. Reaffirmed 1968.

 

12.3 Developed in 1960 by AATCC Committee

RA34.

 

 

1. Purpose and Scope

 

 

 

1.1 This test method is for determining the amount of water, enzyme and organic-solvent extractable matter of fibers, yarns or fabrics containing cellulosic fibers and blends of cellulose and other fiber types in their greige and/or prepared state of processing.

 

 

 

2. Principle

 

 

 

2.1 Water and enzyme soluble non-fibrous matter is removed from a test specimen by specified exposure to hot water, followed by an amylase solution. Oils, fats and waxes are removed by hexanes solvent extraction.

 

 

 

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The above information is only a summary of the AATCC test method

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