What does STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX certified mean?
STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world’s best-known labels for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products (at all stages of production) tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety.
What is OEKO-TEX 100 test?
OEKO-TEX® originally tested for about 100 chemicals like pesticides, carcinogenic colourants and heavy metals but today STANDARD 100 covers a wide array of several hundred harmful substances.
What chemicals does OEKO-TEX test for?
Common chemicals tested for during Oeko-Tex certification include arsenic, lead, phthalates, formaldehyde, and pesticides, all of which are known to be harmful to human health. Additionally, fabrics are tested to ensure they have a pH that is acceptable to the skin.
Does OEKO-TEX mean organic?
OEKO-TEX® does not mean organic, and it only tests the finished product, offering little transparency into the history and impact of that item throughout its journey from field to warehouse.
What is OTEK certified?
Oeko-Tex certifies non-hazardous end-products and all of their components. Products that carry the Standard 100 label have been tested and proven free of harmful levels of toxic substances. By contrast, GOTS certified the organic production of raw materials such as cotton, flax etc.
What is 100 GOTS certified organic cotton?
GOTS certified organic cotton means that your product has been ethically sourced, and monitored closely during the production process.
Can Polyester be OEKO-TEX certified?
It is NOT an organic certification and products bearing this mark are not necessarily made from organically grown fibers – or from natural fibers at all. Plastic yarn (polyester, nylon, acrylic) is permitted. Oeko-Tex is only concerned with the safety of the final product.
Is Oeko Tex 100 Safe?
Oeko-Tex certifies non-hazardous end-products and all of their components. Products that carry the Standard 100 label have been tested and proven free of harmful levels of toxic substances.
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What does a GOTS certification mean?
GOTS is recognized as the world’s leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well.