Manufacturer of labels for footwear
FAQs labels for footwear
In this article we answer some common questions about footwear labels. Check out and solve all your doubts.
Does the seller of shoes must be made responsible for the labeling of footwear?
Yes. Where neither the manufacturer nor his legal representative is established in Spain, this obligation shall fall on the person responsible for first placing on the market.
Does footwear labeling information must come in Castilian?
Yes. The information is presented in footwear labeling, at least in Castilian.
What information should contain the label footwear?
The label should contain information on the materials used in the main components of footwear. The information shall relate to the three parts of the footwear, ie: upper, lining and insole and sole.
The composition of the footwear shall be indicated by pictograms or written indications for specific materials. Textual information shall be provided at least in Castilian.
However, the legislation requires that the label contains information about the material that is controlling at least 80%, measured on the surface of the upper, lining and insole of shoes, and 80%, at least , the volume of the sole. If no material represents at least 80%, information on the two main materials that make up the footwear.
What part of the shoe has to be labeled?
The label must carry at least one of each pair of shoes. It can be done by printing, sticking, embossing or using an attached support.
The label must be visible, be securely attached and accessible. You can not mislead the consumer.
Who is responsible for the information on the label shoe fits reality?
The manufacturer or his legal representative will respond both supplying the label and for the accuracy of the information contained therein. Where neither the manufacturer nor his legal representative is established in Spain, this obligation shall fall on the person responsible for first placing on the Spanish market.
In addition, the retailer will be responsible for the presence of the label on the footwear sold and that corresponds to the reality of the product offered.
Can you sell shoes without label?
No. 1718/1995 Royal Decree of 27 October, the labeling of the materials used in the main components of the shoe is regulated, forcing both manufacturers and sellers, to label shoes, so that the consumer knows what material it is made.
I bought a pair of sandals and wore no label, should they take?
Royal Decree 1718/1995, of 27 October, the labeling of the materials used in the main components of footwear regulates, defines "footwear" as any product with soles designed to protect or cover the foot, including parts marketed separately. Therefore, sandals are included in this legislation and have to bear a label containing the materials used in its manufacture.
Where I can see the correspondence of symbols shoe or explaining its composition?
According to regulations, at points of sale to the consumer should be set out prominently next to footwear, a poster explaining the meaning of the pictograms place. The poster should be easily visible and clearly legible by the consumer, as the size of characters and symbols or pictograms, which should be large enough to facilitate compression of information.
What kind of special shoes are included in the standard?
Among the most important, we must highlight the orthopedic footwear, Disposable applied soles generally designed to be used once, the footwear obtained in one piece by molding rubber or plastic (which excludes items disposables made from lightweight materials such as paper) and special sports shoes designed for a specific sporting activity and has spikes, studs, ties or similar devices like skating.
Britigraf, maker of labels for footwear and textiles.
In Britigraf we are engaged in manufacturing all kinds of labels and embellishments for the textile sector, being specialists in footwear sector. However, we also ornaments and labels for work wear, ready-made garments for men, women and children, for leather goods, sportswear and so on.
Our factory and offices are located in Elche, one of the powerhouses of the footwear sector in Spain. From here we develop the whole process of design and manufacture of our products by applying the most innovative techniques such as high-frequency micro-injection and injection, stamping and engraving, digital transfer etc.