ISO 3998:1977 Preview
Textiles -- Determination of resistance to certain insect pests
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2016. Therefore this version remains current.
Applicable to all textiles containing animal fibres in any proportion. Information relating to the breeding of the larvae is given in the annex. Conditioned voracity control specimens and test specimens of known mass are placed in contact with selected larvae for 14 days. The loss in mass of all specimens and the condition of the test larvae are ascertained to assess the resistance of each test specimen.
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