Yes, there is the EU Regulation n. 1007/2011 of the European Parliament and Council (27 September 2011) which entered into force on 8 May 2012. This regulation is concerning the official names of textile fibers, the fibrous composition, the methods of labeling, the language chosen by each EU member country.
Yes, they are mandatory and must be expressed as a percentage and in descending order.
No, fiber abbreviations are NOT allowed and incorrect translations are punishable.
The information must be translated into the language of the country where the garment is placed on the market.
Yes, you need the full company name and the address of the manufacturer or distributor or importer.
Yes, it is mandatory.
Yes, but it is not mandatory.
Yes, they are optional and information such as article code, sizes, lot, bar code, etc. can be entered.
Yes, they must be indicated with the washing symbols in sequence (washing, bleaching, drying, ironing, professional cleaning). For some countries, depending on the local regulations, in addition to the washing symbols, descriptive maintenance instructions may also be mandatory.
Yes, in Italy there are administrative penalties ranging from € 102 to € 40,000 depending on the violations.
Yes, the penalties for irregular labeling in Italy refer to DLas N100 of 15/11/2017
For Italy, the control bodies are the Chambers of Commerce, the Municipal Police, Italian finance police and the Carabinieri.