AFIRM RSL (v4.0, 2019), by Material Category

Material Type

Material Category

Specification

Cotton

Natural Fibers

Wool

Silk

Hemp

Cashmere

Linen

Fur

Rayon (Semisynthetic)

Lyocell (Semisynthetic)

Cotton-Polyester

Blended Fibers

Wool-Nylon

Ramie-Polyester

Polyester

Synthetic Fibers

Acrylic

Nylon

Polyamide (PA)

Polyurethane (PU)

Artificial Leather

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Leather

Natural Leather

Heat transfers printing

Coatings and Prints

Dye sublimation printing

Screen printing

Direct-to-garment printing

Discharge printing

Plastisol transfers printing

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coating

Polyurethane (PU) coating

Horn

Natural Materials

Bone

Cork

Wood

Paper

Straw

Stone

Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)

Polymers, Plastics, Foams and Rubber

Polystyrene (PS)

Polyethylene (PE)

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)

Neoprene

Polypropylene (PP)

Polycarbonate (PC)

Polyamide (PA)

Polyurethane (PU)

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)

Thermoplastic elastomer (TPE)

Styrene ethylene butylene styrene (SEBS)

Stainless steel

Metal

Brass

Copper

Gold

Silver

Aluminum

Feathers

Feathers and Down

Down

Hot melt adhesive

Glue

Powdered adhesive

Flock adhesive

Contact adhesive

Latex glue

Polyurethane glue

Neoprene cement