EN Measurements and intervals. The third part of the standard defines preferred numbers of primary and secondary body dimensions. The product. EN /LC I.S. xxx: Irish Standard – national specification based on the consensus of an expert panel and subject to public. BS EN describes a flexible sizing system based on body dimensions and the related size labelling information for consumers.
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It describes a compact coding system for clothes sizes. The European standard EN also defines bra sizes based on the “bust girth” and the “underbust girth”.
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Please consider supporting the site with a small donation. This was originally intended primarily for industry use in databases and as a part of stock-keeping identifiers and 13402-33 ordering numbers, but later users have also expressed a desire to use compact codes for customer communication.
The product should not be labelled with the average body dimension for which the garment was designed i. Size 12, XL Traditionally, clothes have been labeled using many different ad-hoc size systems.
It replaces many older 134022-3 dress-size systems in popular use before the year Did you find us useful? Link to Us Donate.
They list all in-use combinations of EN measures and assign a short 2- or 3-digit code to each. It aims to replace many older national dress-size systems, starting in the year It is based on body-dimensions the metric system data from new anthropometric studies of the European population performed in the late s similar existing international standards ISOetc. This is the 134002-3 measure according to which the product must be labelled.
For example, the Spanish Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs has commissioned a study  to categorise female body types with a view to harmonising Spanish clothing sizes with EN Retrieved 29 October For problems or assistance with this site, send an email to Mobilefish. The standard EN “Size designation of clothes” is based on: Primary and secondary dimensions, London, UK: The product should not be labeled with the average body dimension for which the garment was designed i.
For heights, for example, the standard recommends generally to use the following design dimensions, with a step size of 8 cm:.
The third part of the standard defines preferred numbers of primary and secondary body dimensions. Primary 134023 secondary dimensions The second part of the standard defines for each type of garment one “primary dimension”.
For heights, for example, the standard recommends generally to use design dimensions, with a step size of 8 cm. Output European clothing standard EN pictogram generator: It replaces many older national dress-size systems in popular use before the year Some of the industry representatives involved in the standardization process considered this approach too restrictive. Secondary dimensions are shown in parenthesis. The third part  of the standard defines preferred numbers of primary and secondary body dimensions.
The full list of centimetre figures on the pictogram contains a lot of redundancy and the same information can be squeezed into fewer characters with lookup tables. Mail-order purchasing requires accurate methods for predicting the best-fitting size.
Writing out all the centimetre figures of all the primary and secondary measures from EN can een in some cases — require up to 12 digits. The fourth part of the standard is still under review and is expected to be published in early The label provides a size number or code with no obvious relationship to any measurement.
All body dimensions are measured in centimeters, except for the body mass.
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In these cases, one or two “secondary dimensions” can be added to the label. Instead, the label should show the range of body dimensions from half the step size below to half the step size above the design size e. Sizes in clothing EN standards Metrication Fashion design.