Test Method 94-2012
in Textiles: Identification
in 1959 by AATCC Committee RA45 (Reaffirmed 2012)
Purpose and Scope
This test method gives guidelines for qualitative identification of various finish
components present on textile fabrics, yarns or fibers.
1.2 The identification
scheme may involve any or all of the following approaches:
solvent extractions followed by identification of extracts by infrared spectroscopy
(IR), gas chromatography (GC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC),
thin layer chromatography (TLC), nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR)
or other instrumental or wet-chemical methods.
1.2.2 Direct measure
of elemental or chemical species on fabric by X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy,
infared reflectance spectroscopy, furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy, and
other instrumental or wet-chemical analysis methods.
of specific finishing components by chemical spot tests on the textile or extracts
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