California Prop 65 Summary

Please click on the link below for the NCC’s summary regarding California’s Prop 65 as it pertains to cotton and cotton textile products. Included with the statement are Safety Data Sheets for raw cotton fiber and bleached cotton fiber, which were prepared by Cotton Incorporated.

Several of our members have recently been contacted concerning supply chain questions about California’s Prop 65 related to cotton and cotton textile products. Based on existing research, the NCC is not aware of any contaminant materials in raw cotton or cotton yarn that should be considered for a Prop 65 label or other notification.

2018 OCT 30 NCC Prop 65 Summary (Oct 30 2018)

More Advocacy Issues

On November 22nd, NOAA reported the outlook for the temperature and precipitation probabilities for November 30th – December 6th. The maps are shown below. NOAA predicts temperatures to be below normal in the Southeastern part of the country but normal or above normal in cotton states such as Texas and California. In addition, NOAA forecasts […]

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This week, ACSA commented in support of the Yazoo Backwater Project, which would address flood control in South Mississippi. ACSA particularly endorsed the supportive comments offered by the Mississippi Levee Board and the persistent advocacy provide for this project by the Delta Council. Click Here

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Biden-Harris Transition Teams

November 11th, 2020

This week, Biden named the volunteers who will serve on the transition teams. Please see the link below for a list of the individuals. Click Here

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Please see the link below for details regarding the expected leadership positions for the 117th Congress. Click Here

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China Policy and Market Update

November 2nd, 2020

In September, China imported 965,915 bales (210,303 MT) of cotton, representing an increase of 48.26% month-on-month (m/m), and an increase of 152.52% year-on-year (y/y). The U.S. was ranked as the largest cotton supplier to China, followed by Australia and Brazil. Entering October, China’s textile industry operation is experiencing major recovery with more orders and increased […]

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H.R. 6210 here. Summary of the key provisions here.

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