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In 2018, the OEKO-TEX® Association endeavours to provide further targeted support on issues relating to consumer protection and sustainability throughout the textile value creation chain. The existing guidelines of the OEKO-TEX® product portfolio were updated on 02 January. The new regulations come into effect on 01 April 2018 for all certification systems and other services, following a three-month transition period.
Safe in terms of human ecology and yet sustainably produced: these criteria are becoming increasingly important to consumers when buying home textiles. With MADE IN GREEN, OEKO-TEX® offers a label that transparently communicates these product qualities at a glance.
Climate change appears to be a bigger concern for consumers than recent media reports may have indicated. In the ground-breaking, global, quantitative consumer survey, “The Key to Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability—Attitudes, Changing Behaviors, and Outlooks”, commissioned by the OEKO-TEX® Association in commemoration of its 25th Anniversary, climate change ranked third on a list of sixteen modern day worries on the minds of today’s consumers.
The label will be added to men’s dress shirt lines marketed under PVH’s iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, and ARROW brands, along with well-known designer brands licensed by PVH, the world’s largest dress shirt company.
Mr. Meneghini and his team look forward to continuing the good collaboration with you and are happy to assist you with any matter regarding TESTEX Round Robin Tests.
Mr. Meneghini and his team look forward to continuing the good collaboration with you and are happy to assist you with any matter regarding the certification of personal protective equipment.
The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for leather and leather articles of all levels of production, which is tailored to the needs of leather producing and processing industries.
On 5th October 2017, TESTEX invited leading figures of Indonesia’s leather industry to attend a one-day seminar at the Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel in Yogyakarta. The event was well received among the approximately 90 participants of the leather and textile indus-try, the ministry of trade for leather and textiles and the school of leather technology.
The Langfang Branch of Chinatex Leanfaith (Beijing) Apparel Co., Ltd. has been awarded “STeP by OEKO-TEX®“.
AMIDEX is OETI’s first MADE IN GREEN customer. “MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®” is an independent textile label for highlighting consumer products and semi-finished products at all levels of the textile chain that are made from materials tested for harmful substances and that have been manufactured by using environmentally friendly processes and under safe and socially responsible working conditions.
The OEKO-TEX® Association, in commemoration of its 25th Anniversary, commissioned a global research study to assess consumer attitudes about textile sustainability. The results of this one-of-a-kind research project are being released this week.
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