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5.1 Upon mutual agreement between the purchaser and the seller, fabrics intended for this end use should meet all of the requirements listed in of this specification.
5.2 It is recognized that for purposes of fashion or aesthetics, the ultimate consumer of articles made from these fabrics may find acceptable fabrics that do not conform to all of the requirements in . Therefore, one or more of the requirements listed in may be modified by mutual agreement between the purchaser and the seller.
5.2.1 In such cases, any references to the specification shall specify that: “This fabric meets ASTM Specification except for the following characteristic(s).”
5.3 Where no prepurchase agreement has been reached between the purchaser and the seller, and in case of controversy, the requirements listed in are intended to be used as a guide only. As noted in , ultimate consumer demands dictate varying performance parameters for any particular style of fabric.
5.4 The uses and significance of particular properties and test methods are discussed in the appropriate sections of the specified test methods.
1.1 This performance specification covers knitted fabrics comprised of any textile fiber or mixture of fibers, used in women's and girls' blouses and dresses women's and girls' knitted blouse and dress fabrics composed of any fiber or mixture of textile fibers.
1.2 These requirements apply to the length and width directions for those properties where each fabric direction is pertinent.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
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