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REACH

REACH is the new European Union Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) which came into force in 2007, aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks posed by chemicals.

Ready-to-wear

Ready-to-wear Ready-to-wear is a term used to describe clothing manufactured in standard sizes and sold to customers without custom alterations. The later nineteenth century witnessed both the mass-production of ready-to-wear clothing and the development of haute...

Reagent

The Reagent is a substance that, because of the chemical reactions causes, used in analysis and synthesis.

Recovery rate

Recovery rate refers to the percentage of usable recycled materials generated from the total amount of municipal solid waste in a specific area or industry.

Recyclability symbols

Recyclability symbols, Probably the most familiar symbol that denotes if an item can be recycled is the Mobius loop. The logo intended only on goods that are capable of being recycled if a facility exists, but it has no precise meaning and is often misused.

Recycled materials

Recycled Materials are products manufactured from the resources previously existing in waste; recycle polyester cotton is one example of recycled material.

Red cast

The red cast is the organic blue, which is also known as happy days, has a slightly reddish tint. It was used by Levi’s to make the Big E. The dying formula originally included some real corn syrup.

Red line

Red line is a term used by collectors to determinate jeans made before 1986, which have a red line running up the seam.