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Textile Chemicals

  1. 1. TEXTILE CHEMICALS Talk By Narendra R Mehta Director, Fibro Organic (India ) Pvt. Ltd. Global scenario & Key factors triggering industrial growth FICCI Specialty Chemicals Conclave - 2008 15 th January 2008, Taj Lands End, Mumbai
  2. 2. PRESENTATION OUTLINE <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Textile Chemicals /Auxiliaries ~ Specialty </li></ul><ul><li>Global Scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Restricted Substances Lists (RSLs) </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-toxicity </li></ul><ul><li>Testing requirements </li></ul><ul><li>New trends - Nanotechnology, Bio-auxiliaries, Organic cotton </li></ul><ul><li>REACH regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Key factors triggering the growth of Textile Chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>The future </li></ul>
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Turning point for emergence of Specialty Chemicals – </li></ul><ul><li>Mauve dye (William Henry PERKIN) </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer behaviour for buying textile materials </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for innovation </li></ul><ul><li> Textile Chemicals – Auxiliaries, Dyes </li></ul>
  4. 4. TEXTILE CHEMICALS / AUXILIARIES ~ SPECIALITY <ul><li>Better performance, added value, high quality finished fabrics </li></ul><ul><li>and garments for consumers (common man or elite) at </li></ul><ul><li>affordable cost effected by industrial downstream users. </li></ul><ul><li>A worldwide move from products to solutions is </li></ul><ul><li>benefiting the industry players and India is slowly shifting its </li></ul><ul><li>base from commodities to specialty products. </li></ul>
  5. 5. GLOBAL SCENARIO <ul><li>World textile chemicals industry valued at US $15 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Per capita consumption (fibres, dyes and textile chemicals) </li></ul><ul><li>Demand projections for the year 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>(based on consumption pattern country wise in 2000 and 2003) </li></ul><ul><li>China ($2150 millions) </li></ul><ul><li>USA $1600, Western EU $1500 </li></ul><ul><li>Korea & Taiwan $450 each </li></ul><ul><li>India & Turkey $400 each </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia $350 each and Japan $250 </li></ul><ul><li>Annual rate of growth 3-4% commensurate with growth of </li></ul><ul><li>textile fibres, Textile Chemicals projected to grow at 4.2% </li></ul><ul><li>(45% of the world market) by the end of 2008. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Consumption
  7. 7. CLASSIFICATION AND APPLICATION Chemical class Application Yarn lubricants Spinning Warp beams Sizing Desizing, Scouring, Bleaching Pretreatment Dyeing Printing Softening, Water & Soil repellent, Finishing Wrinkle resistant, Flame retardant Coating Textile materials Cellulose (cotton and viscose) Protein (wool and silk) Synthetics (acetate, acrylic, nylon and polyester) and blends
  8. 8. RESTRICTED SUBSTANCES LISTS (RSLs) <ul><li>Manufacturers adhere to brand owners’ and retailers’ </li></ul><ul><li>individual RSL (no global harmonized system exists as yet). </li></ul><ul><li>Provide declaration covering their textile chemical products </li></ul><ul><li>confirming that none of the harmful substances, some of </li></ul><ul><li>which are listed below, are used in the manufacturing or </li></ul><ul><li>added intentionally as ingredients in the formulation. </li></ul><ul><li>Adsorbable organic halogens (AOx) </li></ul><ul><li>Aromatic solvents </li></ul><ul><li>Chlorophenols (TCP, PCP), Complexing agents </li></ul><ul><li>Formaldehyde </li></ul><ul><li>Surfactants (APEO) </li></ul><ul><li>Heavy metals (As, Ba, Cd, Pb, Sb, Cr etc) </li></ul>
  9. 9. NEW TRENDS Nanotechnology Bio-Auxiliaries Organic Cotton Technical Textiles Insect repellant textiles Nanofibres
  10. 10. REGULATORY COMPLIANCE <ul><li>Toxicology and Ecology requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Oral toxicity (LD50) </li></ul><ul><li>Acute toxicity (LC50, EC50, IC50) </li></ul><ul><li>Testing requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) </li></ul><ul><li>Oeko -Tex Standard 100 </li></ul>
  11. 11. REACH - EUROPEAN UNION CHEMICAL REGULATION <ul><li>R egistration, E valuation, Authorization of Ch emicals </li></ul><ul><li>Entry into force – 1 st June 2007. Timelines stipulated for other activities </li></ul><ul><li>PRE-REGISTRATION </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the formalities during 1 st June – 31 st December 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturer/Exporter should have the regulatory data to sustain the </li></ul><ul><li>exports to EU. </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of REACH </li></ul><ul><li>Protection of human health and environment and leverage </li></ul><ul><li>competitiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>MSDS to comply with the regulatory requirements. </li></ul>
  12. 12. KEY FACTORS TRIGGERING THE GROWTH <ul><li>Low-priced imports from Asia, especially China and India </li></ul><ul><li>Growing environmental regulations and labor costs </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of regional trade blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion trends, especially regarding color preferences and </li></ul><ul><li>fibre types </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing desire for close supplier proximity </li></ul><ul><li>Technical advances, recycling and new product </li></ul><ul><li>development </li></ul><ul><li>Industry consolidation and restructuring </li></ul>
  13. 13. THE FUTURE IS INDEED PROMISING “ Be the change you want to see in the world” - Mahatma Gandhi Thank You For Your Attention