- specifies requirements for dimensions, adhesion of yarns and grades of colour fastness to light;
- gives the symbols, to be used for marking purposes, for some of these characteristics and also for matching, methods of application and removal;
- specifies requirements for marking;
- gives the designation system.
The marking requirements of this document are primarily for the information of the consumer and to enable optimum use of the product.
This document applies to textile wallcoverings supplied in rolls for hanging on to walls and ceilings by means of an adhesive covering the whole of the interface between the wallcovering and the support surface.
Excluded from this document are rigid materials, materials not attached or not wholly attached by adhesive, and non-decorative wallcoverings such as wall linings or those with special properties, e.g. thermal or acoustic insulation.