Question: What does RN stand for on clothing tags?

RN stands for Registered Identification Number. It is a number issued by the FTC to U.S. businesses that manufacture, import, distribute, or sell products covered by the Textile, Wool, and Fur Acts. Businesses can use this number on product labels instead of the company name.

Why is RN number important?

RN numbers are required by law to help identify your business if your business name is not included on the label. This is to help the consumer contact you/your business just in case something were to happen. This could be anything from a broken zipper to contacting you about a law suit.

What does RN and CA mean on clothes?

More information about RN and CA identification numbers: A registered identification number, or RN, is a number issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), upon request, to a business residing in the U.S. that is engaged in the manufacture, importing, distribution, or sale of textile, wool, or fur products.

How do I get my RN number?

Applying for an RN # is free, and it can be obtained online on the FTC website here. If providing an email address, the application will then be processed in about 3 days, and the number will be emailed to you. If applying via fax or regular mail, it will take about 7-10 days.

What is RN No?

A registered identification number (orBOP/ID)(orREID) is a number issued by the Federal Trade Commission, upon request, to a business residing in the United States that is engaged in the manufacture, importation, distribution, or sale of textile, wool, or fur products. Such businesses are not required to have RNs.

How many digits is an RN number?

If you are making garments for the USA apparel Brands, you might have already seen a 5 digit number RN number (7 digit code starting with RN 99999) in the label (one of the labels).

What is a RN number?

RN stands for Registered Identification Number. It is a number issued by the FTC to U.S. businesses that manufacture, import, distribute, or sell products covered by the Textile, Wool, and Fur Acts. Businesses can use this number on product labels instead of the company name.

What are the tags on clothing called?

What is a Hem Tag? The newest trend that has gained in popularity for the labeling industry, is the Hem Tag. These tags are those little folded logo tags you see placed on the outside of a clothing item. Often on the bottom of the shirt, but not exclusively!

When did RN numbers stop being used?

HOW OLD? 1959 and earlier for numbers listed 00101 to 04086 and post 1959 for numbers listed as 13670 or larger. WHY ITS VINTAGE: RN numbers were first used in 1952 and listed from 00101 (first number) to 04086 (last number).

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