Understanding Oeko-Tex

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STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. Find out here what STANDARD 100 means and why it is worth checking for this label when buying textiles.

What does the label mean?

If a textile article carries the STANDARD 100 label, you can be certain that every component of this article, i.e. every thread, button and other accessories, has been tested for harmful substances and that the article therefore is harmless in human ecological terms. The test is conducted by our independent OEKO-TEX® partner institutes on the basis of our extensive OEKO-TEX® criteria catalog. In the test they take into account numerous regulated and non-regulated substances, which may be harmful to human health. In many cases the limit values for the STANDARD 100 go beyond national and international requirements. The criteria catalog is updated at least once a year and expanded with new scientific knowledge or statutory requirements. It is not easy for manufacturers and customers to keep an overview of the legal situation concerning harmful substances every day. Our experts from the OEKO-TEX® institutes do this for you.

uv pro

All UV Pro fabrics are Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified, the safety standard and quality label in the international textile and clothing industry. Technical assessment and annual re-evaluation by independent research institutes are focused on ecology and healthiness of the entire production cycle, from raw materials to the finished fabric.

FibreGuard

All FibreGuard fabrics are Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified. All factors of the production of the fabric comes into question, and this includes the dye that’s used, the threads the fabric is sewn with, the lining used, any print patterns, and accessories such as tassels and buttons.

FR-One

All FR-One fabrics are Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified. Following years of scientific development, engineering and testing, FR-One created Fire-Retardant fabrics that look and feel natural and are always continuously, rigorously tested and assessed for your peace of mind.

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