tagging and testing platform

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SigNature® T DNA keeps textiles real and safe with our unique molecular tagging, testing and traceability system. SigNature T allows for superior quality control and assurance at any point in your supply chain.
Fiber, yarn, fabric and garment labels can be tagged with SigNature T. Patented and proprietary, SigNature T is stable and is engineered to adhere tenaciously to virtually any textile substrate, including natural and synthetic fibers. These botanical-based taggants cannot be copied and survive standard textile treatment processes.

To achieve pima cotton certainty, SigNature T DNA tagging is complemented with fiberTyping®

What is fiberTyping?

fiberTyping is a patented DNA test that can be used to determine if a product contains the presence of Gossypium barbadenseDNA (Extra Long Staple “ELS”), Gossypium hirsutum DNA (Upland), or a blend of both.

fiberTyping is a powerful tool to help the cotton industry ensure that products labeled as 100% ELS, or 100% Pima, are compliant with label claims.

fiberTyping is only available for SigNature T customers

What is fiberTyping with Quantification?

fiberTyping with quantification provides information about the percentage of Extra Long Staple (ELS) DNA and Upland DNA present in a “blended” sample. This service is available only when a result is determined to be a blend. Quantification is only available for greige fabrics. For more information about this service, please contact us at textilesales@adnas.com.

SigNature T DNA Authentication

SigNature T DNA tags can be authenticated from samples, including raw fiber, greige (unprocessed) yarn or greige fabric, dyed yarn or fabric, and finished products. Applied DNA Sciences offers volume-based DNA Authentication Packages that will allow for a samples to be tested, and help to provide quality control and quality assurance to identify supply chain irregularities quickly.


Know your supply chain

SigNature T DNA and fiberTyping can help ensure the quality, authenticity and integrity of premium ELS cotton products from source shelf.

  • Growers can sell more premium cotton
  • Manufacturers can produce better quality items
  • Retailers can deliver a prestigious array of products
  • Brand owners can ensure quality, build trust and reinforce loyalty
  • Consumers can make informed decisions to purchase quality items
  • Quality, authenticity and integrity of products can be guaranteed

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tagging and testing platform