Clothing Manufacturing

Clothing Manufacturing

Federal
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Textile Section
600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington , DC   20580
(202)326-3553
(877)382-4357
Fax: (202)326-3197
Must comply with labeling requirements of the Textile Fiber Products Acts. Tags must identify all fibers and manufacturer. Contact agency for more information.
Federal
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda , MD   20814-4408
(301)504-6816
(800)638-2772
Fax: (301)504-0124
Regulates manufacture of products used in and around the home, including fire retardancy of textiles.
Children’s sleepwear to size 14 MUST be fire retardant
See “Requirements for Clothing Textiles.”

Link:  http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/regsumwearapp.pdf

Federal
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
WASHINGTON , DC   20210
(866)487-2365
Industrial homework (piecework) has restrictions on WHO can work and WHAT can be done at home.
Home workers must keep record of hours worked and receive AT LEAST minimum wage and overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a week.
Disabled workers (physical or mental) need to apply for a certificate to be home worker.
If company employs home workers in the following restricted industries, must apply for certificate through Wage and Hour Division national office: Knitted outerwear; Handkerchiefs; Gloves; Buttons & buckles; Mittens; Non-hazardous jewelry; Embroidered articles.
HOMEWORK NOT ALLOWED FOR: women’s, children’s and infant clothing

Link:  http://www.dol.gov/esa/regs/compliance/whd/whdfs24.htm

State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales, include parts, are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html


NOTE:  See EMPLOYEES/INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS for more information on employee-related requirements.
NOTE:  See MANUFACTURING regarding applicable environmental regulations.

Clothing Manufacturing

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Federal
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Textile Section
600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington , DC   20580
(202)326-3553
(877)382-4357
Fax: (202)326-3197
Must comply with labeling requirements of the Textile Fiber Products Acts. Tags must identify all fibers and manufacturer. Contact agency for more information.
Federal
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda , MD   20814-4408
(301)504-6816
(800)638-2772
Fax: (301)504-0124
Regulates manufacture of products used in and around the home, including fire retardancy of textiles.
Children’s sleepwear to size 14 MUST be fire retardant
See “Requirements for Clothing Textiles.”

Link:  http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/regsumwearapp.pdf

Federal
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
WASHINGTON , DC   20210
(866)487-2365
Industrial homework (piecework) has restrictions on WHO can work and WHAT can be done at home.
Home workers must keep record of hours worked and receive AT LEAST minimum wage and overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a week.
Disabled workers (physical or mental) need to apply for a certificate to be home worker.
If company employs home workers in the following restricted industries, must apply for certificate through Wage and Hour Division national office: Knitted outerwear; Handkerchiefs; Gloves; Buttons & buckles; Mittens; Non-hazardous jewelry; Embroidered articles.
HOMEWORK NOT ALLOWED FOR: women’s, children’s and infant clothing

Link:  http://www.dol.gov/esa/regs/compliance/whd/whdfs24.htm

State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales, include parts, are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html


NOTE:  See EMPLOYEES/INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS for more information on employee-related requirements.
NOTE:  See MANUFACTURING regarding applicable environmental regulations.
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us