Profeco rated brands such as Levi’s, Oggi and Members Mark to determine which ones meet quality standards for men’s pants.
PROFECO.– Men’s denim pants from the brands Oggi, Silver Plate and Silverado were rated as “the best” in an analysis carried out by the Federal Consumer Protection Agency ( Profeco ), while those of Levi’s, American Crew and Members Mark do not comply 100 percent with the Official Mexican Standard on Labeling of textile products.
The agency analyzed 17 models from eight brands and included a total of 204 tests (12 for each of the models) in which the finishes in fabric and clothing were rated, in addition to the identification and fiber content, size change due to effects. of washing, size verification, fabric weight, resistance to fading, distortion of the garment after washing and the durability of the garments.
The results were published in the September issue of the Consumer Magazine and where the brands of men’s pants that received the best ratings are indicated:
– Oggi / Black Black Reckless (466 pesos), rated excellent because they met all standards.
– Silver Plate Rocco / 705 (499 pesos) , were also classified as excellent.
– Silverado Forte / 50501 (229 pesos) , was the third to meet all quality standards
According to Profeco, the Levi’s / 501 model (with a cost of 1,167 pesos) presented loose seams, “although it is not serious to melt its presentation,” said the agency.
The American Crew / 50479 pants were rated as very good because they have 99 percent cotton and 1 percent other fibers, but as they are not 100 percent cotton, they do not comply with the Official Mexican Standard on Commercial Information-Labeling of textile products. clothing, accessories and home clothes (NOM-004-SCFI-2006)
While the Members Mark / G607D0505 pants (219 pesos) were rated as very good, but they also failed to comply with NOM-004-SCFI-2006 because it has 99.7 percent cotton and 0.3 percent other fibers.