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The popularity of organic cotton has grown substantially in recent years. Consumers are increasingly worried about the environment and about harmful substances in the products they buy for themselves and their families. New testing from OEKO-TEX® helps companies throughout the global supply chain easily test their organic cotton products for GMOs (genetically modified organisms), a molecular-level indicator of whether or not cotton products actually meet a fundamental definition of organic.
From a young age, we use leather products in all areas of life – from baby play rugs made of sheepskin to footwear, sophisticated designer furniture, and seats in aeroplanes, trains and cars. Reliable verification that leather articles do not contain any harmful substances, such as the allergenic Chrom-VI, represents a valuable decision-making tool for all consumers.
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®“.
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.
On 25 September 1967, the Austrian Carpet Institute Association holds its first meeting. Fifty years later – on 25 September 2017 – the former “carpet research institute” has changed into a successful, modern testing services institute for OEKO-TEX®, flooring technology, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and has its own innovation department.
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