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Does a sweater that has 3% angora and all other synthetic fibers have to be checked if it has no appliques?

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    Do you mean that it's labeled has having 3% angora and the rest synthetic, or that it really is 3% angora and the rest synthetic? I hate to nitpick, but I assume you mean the former, but then good answers would address manufacturing processes and label honesty, which the answer below does not. So either I'm misunderstanding your intent or the answerer below is; can you clarify it, please, by editing the question? – msh210 Feb 8 '15 at 16:35
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Angora, rabbit fur, is not included in the type of wool to which the laws of shatnez apply. See Shulchan Aruch Yoreh Deah siman 298 siff one.

And just for next time, camel hair and cashmere are also completely absolved from any Shatnez worries, even on a rabbinic level.

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