Terms & Conditions
In all the following conditions, the COMPANY is Fire Retardant Textile Solutions Ltd., and the 'CUSTOMER’ is the company
or individual purchasing the treatment of the fabric/material from the COMPANY. The statutory rights of the CUSTOMER
are not aected by these conditions.
All orders are accepted subject to the following terms and conditions provided that any special conditions of the
COMPANY in any quotations or contract for the time being in force shall prevail to the extent that they are inconsistent
with the following terms and conditions.
2. PAYMENT TERMS: NON-ACCOUNT HOLDERS.
When a written order and goods have been received an invoice will be prepared and payment is required before the
order can be despatched. Payment to be made via Bank Transfer.
3. PAYMENT TERMS: ACCOUNT HOLDERS
Terms for account holders are strictly net due 30 days from date of invoice. When these credit terms are exceeded the
COMPANY reserves the right to demand immediate payment of the account in total.
Any contract shall be subject to the COMPANY being satised as to the CUSTOMERS credit worthiness and without
prejudice to the generality of the foregoing the COMPANY, in its absolute discretion, having informed the CUSTOMER that
the goods are ready for despatch, hold the goods until such time as all monies due in respect of the goods and any other
outstanding monies are paid in full to the satisfaction of the COMPANY.
All orders will be subject to the prices appearing in the COMPANYS current price list except where special or contract
prices have been agreed in writing and are for the time being in force. All prices including contract and special prices are
to regular review and the COMPANY reserves the right to alter prices. If the quantity of fabric falls below the amount
stated in the contract the price shall revert to the price appearing in the COMPANYS current price list.
6. VAT is applicable to all prices in accordance with UK legislation in force at the tax point date.
The COMPANY warrants that the goods will be treated with reasonable care and skill and where applicable be treated by
reference to the standards set out in the COMPANYS published price list or literature. All treatments are entirely carried
out at the CUSTOMERS own risk.
The following information is required by the COMPANY from the CUSTOMER in respect of all orders processed.
(i) Fabric supplier references (ii) Required treatment and end use of fabric
(iii) Composition of fabric (iv) Clear indication as to the face side of woven and reversible fabrics (See Clause 17. IO)
(v) Delivery address (vi) Invoice address.
9. FABRIC DESCRIPTION AND TRIALS.
9.1 Measurements of fabrics cannot be checked before processing and the COMPANY relies on the CUSTOMERS accuracy
in so much as the total meterage received is as stated. Any discrepancies after treatment will not be a matter of
9.2 Fabrics are treated on the basis that the correct fibre composition has been provided. Should there be any variation in
construction or weight of fabric from any previous sample sent for trialling to any subsequent order, a different price may
apply and any spoilage of fabric for similar reasons shall not be the subject of a claim.
The COMPANY undertakes to use their best endeavours to despatch the goods promptly and to keep to any promised
delivery date, but does not guarantee to do so. Time of delivery shall not be of the essence of the contract unless expressly
so stipulated and accepted in writing by the COMPANY It is the responsibility of the CUSTOMER to insure "Goods in
Transit" against loss or damage.
These terms and conditions are on the understanding that any contract is between the COMPANY and the CUSTOMER
only. The COMPANY will not enter into any discussion or correspondence with the CUSTOMERS customer or any other
third party with whom the COMPANY has no contract expressed or implied.
13. END USE
The application, end use and further processing of the goods are the absolute responsibility of the CUSTOMER (See Clause
14. ADVICE AND INFORMATION.
Any technical and other advice, information and data provided by the COMPANY whether verbally, in writing or by way of
fabric trials or test results is given in good faith and without incurring any responsibility on the part of the COMPANY and
the CUSTOMER shall be deemed to have verified any such information, trial or test results in particular as it may apply to
any intended application or end use of the goods.
Any samples supplied by the COMPANY to the CUSTOMER shall be accepted by the CUSTOMER as supplied solely for
information and as in no way importing any express or implied conditions or warranties as to quality, colour, fitness or
merchantable quality of goods subsequently processed and the CUSTOMER shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as
to such matters prior to placing orders to process the goods.
16. VARIATION OF FABRIC
Whilst every effort is made to limit any variation of the fabric in respect of colour, shade, shine, glaze or handle the
COMPANY shall not be responsible where such variations are considered to be within commercially acceptable tolerances
or are essential for fabrics to be treated by reference to any relevant British Standard in respect of flame retardancy.
17. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY - THE CUSTOMER'S ATTENTION IS PARTICULARLY ORAWN TO THIS TERM
17.1 This condition I 7 sets out the entire financial liability of the COMPANY (including any liability for the acts or omissions
of its employees) to the Customer in respect of the COMPANYS treatment of fabric. All warranties, conditions and other
terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from these conditions.
17.2 Nothing in these conditions limits or excludes the liability of the COMPANY for death or personal injury resulting from
negligence or for any damage or liability incurred by the CUSTOMER as a result of fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by
17.3 Subject to 17. I and 17.2 the COMPANY shall not be liable for loss of profits or loss of business or depletion of
goodwill and/or similar losses or loss of anticipated savings or loss of goods or loss of contract or loss of use or any special,
indirect, consequential or pure economic loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses.
17.4 The COMPANYS total liability in contract , tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), misrepresentation,
restitution or otherwise arising in connection with the COMPANYS treatment of fabric shall be limited to an amount not
exceeding the cost price of the treatment of the fabric aected. This amount is limited to the actual meterage aected
whether or not such aected area is part of a larger piece.
17.5 No claim for short delivery of goods or damage in transit will be considered unless a receipt is given to the carrier
detailing any shortages or damage at the time of delivery and notication of such shortages or damage in transit is given
to the COMPANY within three days of the date of delivery of the goods to the agreed delivery address.
17.6 The COMPANY will not accept responsibility for damage or spoiling of goods whether completely or in part once any
fabric has been cut or worked . It is the CUSTOMERS absolute responsibility to examine the goods before any working.
17.7 The CUSTOMER must aord the COMPANY the opportunity to fully inspect any goods which are, or may become, the
subject of a claim subject to these Terms & Conditions before such goods are otherwise handled, processed or dealt with.
17.8 The COMPANY will not be liable for any damage or deterioration of the goods after delivery whether the same occurs
due to unsuitable storage, inappropriate use or any other cause whatsoever insofar as such damage or deterioration is
not a factor of any treatment or process applied by the COMPANY. Where non-durable curtain treatments are applied by
the COMPANY, the COMPANY cannot accept any liability whatsoever for salt migration to the surface of the fabric
occurring 21 days or more from the date of despatch or collection from the COMPANY. The company accept no liability
for fabrics treated with Reactive Dyes.
17.9 Any fabrics subjected to further treatment or processing for stain resistance, ame retardancy or otherwise except
only by the COMPANY shall not then be considered for any complaint in respect of tness for purpose or any spoiling or
17.10 Clause 8(iv) refers to indication of the face side of woven and reversible fabrics and in circumstances where this is
not clearly marked the COMPANY accepts no responsibility for any treatment applied to the wrong side. As is customary
within the textile industry we will assume all fabrics are supplied to us face in and they will be treated that way unless
otherwise indicated or images are supplied clearly indicating the correct side to be treated.
17.11 The COMPANY shall at no time be liable for any amount greater than the cost value of the fabric sent for treatment
and no account will be taken of any additional value attached to the fabric by way of craft, commission, art or otherwise.
17.12 The COMPANY has no liability in cases where it has not been informed of, or has been given inaccurate bre
composition of a treated fabric.
17.13 For any wall covering certication provided the ammability classication is based upon thefabric being used in
composite form with suitable components. It is the CUSTOMERS responsibility to ensure the suitability of all such
components. BS476 can be classied from classes zero through to four. An actual classication cannot be quoted without
a formal test.
17.14 Any claims in respect of treatment of fabric must be made in writing to the COMPANY within seven days of the
goods being delivered at the agreed delivery address or collected from the COMPANY.
17.15 VELVETS are treated entirely at the customers own risk. Velvets must be inspected immediately upon delivery and
any imperfections reported to us within 24 hours of delivery.
18. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
18.1 These conditions (and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way
relating to these condit ions) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.
18.2 The COMPANY and the CUSTOMER irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to
hear and decide any suit, action or proceedings, and/or to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection
with these conditions and, for these purposes, each party irrevocably submits its case to the jurisdiction of the courts of