Shatnez Alerts: Silk Suits

5 Iyar 5771
May 9, 2011

mans-suit1If a silk suit does not list wool or linen on its content label, do I have to have it tested for Shatnez?

A consumer bought a 100% silk Hugo Boss (Germany) men’s suit to the Chicago Shatnez laboratory. The collar backing contained a fabric combining wool and linen.

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