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OETI now audits textile companies who want to obtain the V-label on behalf of the Vegan Society Austria. The first pilot project with OETI’s long-term customer Vossen, one of Europe’s leading terry products’ manufacturers, proved to be a success.
Consumer protection and sustainability along the textile value chain have always been fundamental issues for the OEKO-TEX® Association. For this reason, the existing guidelines of the OEKO-TEX® product portfolio are updated at the beginning of each year.
When it comes to environmentally friendly production, the leather industry is still in its infancy. With the Sustainable Textile and Leather Production Certification (in short, STeP), which was launched on 01 April 2019, OEKO-TEX® is taking a giant step towards environmental protectionand sustainability, also in leather processing.
Please find the latest update from STeP by OEKO-TEX® (Edition 01.2019) in a new format here! The presentation comes with an audio guide: clicking on each loudspeaker symbol provides you with an explanation to the changes.
The new regulations for STANDARD 100 come into effect on 01 April 2019. Thus, we have prepared a simplified guide to the new regulations in the form of a PDF-document, which highlights the changes.
When it comes to environmentally friendly production, the leather industry is still in its infancy. With the Sustainable Textile and Leather Production Certification (in short, STeP), which will be launched from 01 April 2019, OEKO-TEX® is taking a giant step towards environmental protection and sustainability.
At the start of the year, the OEKO-TEX® Association as usual updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
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INSPECTED QUALITY is a label which OETI has developed for products which are composed of 100% natural fibres, produced regionally and produced in an environmentally friendly way.
OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2019
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Personal protective equipment - New regulation provisional edition. European Parliament legislative resolution of 20 January 2016 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on personal protective equipment (COM(2014)0186 – C7-0110/2014 – 014/0108. (COD)
Please note that due to Austrian public holidays we are closed on the following dates: - Thursday and Friday, May 5th and 6th, 2016 - Thursday and Friday, May 26th and 27th, 2016 - Monday and Tuesday, October 31st and November 1st, 2016 - Thursday and Friday, December 8th and 9th, 2016
Zurich (mh/hm) At the start of the year, the International OEKO-TEX® Association has, as usual, published the updated test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with OEKO-TEX® Standard 100. The new regulations contained therein come definitely into force on 01 April 2016 for all certifications, following a three-month transition period.
Market tests from Austria, Germany and Switzerland show that manufacturers and traders label their sun-protective clothing with incorrect ultraviolet protection factors (UPF). This is due to a lack of harmonised and easy to understand labelling practices.
OETI pushes new product for a transparent textile supply chain Made in Green by OEKO-TEX® is the new label for textiles, which are sustainably produced and tested for harmful substances. OETI – as a founding member of the International OEKO-TEX® Association, a union of 16 renowned institutes for ecological textile research and testing – pushes along Made in Green in its target markets.
OETI certifies its first customer according to STeP. STeP stands for Sustainable Textile Production and is the new certification system of the internationally recognised OEKO-TEX® Association especially tailored to the needs of textiles companies.
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