We are an accredited testing and certification body. Our accreditations and notifications are:
OETI is a founding member of the OEKO-TEX® Association.
Due to the increased public’s interest in textile ecology and health in 1989 OETI develops a testing and certificationsystem, which is called “tested to ÖTN 100 standard”.
As founding member of the “OEKO-TEX®” Association in the year 1992 OETI introduces the "STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®".
Today we certify products to the "STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®" and “LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® as well as textile manufacturers and retail companies to the certification system "STeP by OEKO-TEX®".
In addition, we mark materials, which are both tested for harmful substances and come from a sustainable production with the “MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®" label.
Further, the "ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX®" is a certification system for products used in the textile industry including colorants, auxiliaries and chemicals.
DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX ® is the comprehensive verification and reporting system that prepares your facility for the requirements requested by the Detox campaign of Greenpeace.
With CE-labelling manufacturers, declare their products to be produced according to EU regulations. A certification with CE-marking is mandatory for many products within the European Union.
PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425
According to Regulation (EU) 2016/425 for personal protective equipment clothing, that protects people against risks to life or health, must carry a CE mark. Protective clothing are for example bulletproof vests, chemical-protection suits, protective clothing for welders, foundry workers and clothing for entanglement, safety vests and garden gloves and protection from rain or cold.
Certification of protective clothing against infectious agents according to EN 14126
The two main tasks of protective clothing against infectious agents are:
Scope of application
This European Standard specifies requirements and test methods for reusable and limited-use protective clothing against infectious agents.
Clothing or drapes worn by surgical teams to prevent cross-contamination during surgical procedures are NOT within the scope of this standard.
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OETI certifies FFP masks (PPE) according to EN 149
Since the beginning of April 2020, the OETI certification body has been the first Austrian body to be approved for the EU type examination (CE marking of PPE according to EN 149) of FFP masks.
As a notified certification body, the OETI offers certification according to EN 149 with CE marking for FFP masks.
If you have any questions or want to certify your masks, please contact:
PRODUCT LABEL FOR MOUTH-NOSE MASKS
TESTED FOR FUNCTIONALITY AND HARMFUL SUBSTANCES
“INSPECTED QUALITY FOR MOUTH-NOSE MASKS” is a product label based on the independent third-party workshop agreement CWA 17553.
The CWA 17553 was established and endorsed by the CEN Members* (European Committee for Standardization). It is a community face coverings’ guide to minimum requirements, and methods of testing and use.
It enables us to provide you with a reliable label that gives your business partners as well as consumers the safety of an independent third-party workshop agreement.
OUR SOLUTION FOR YOU
INSPECTED QUALITY: new OETI quality label with uniform INSPECTED QUALITY guideline – applicable to different products
OETI has developed the new INSPECTED QUALITY label for you. With the INSPECTED QUALITY label we offer you a label for your products, services, production processes or production sites.
INSPECTED QUALITY gives you as our customer the advantage of a flexible label that gives your business partners and consumers the safety of an INSPECTED QUALITY standard.
Label applicable to all of OETI’s business areas
One of our customers from the ecology department is “Moosburger KG”. The company is now entitled to label its horse hair matrasses, matrass pads and pillows with the INSPECTED QUALITY label.
However, the INSPECTED QUALITY label is not just used for the ecology department but can be obtained for all products, services, processes or production sites covering OETI’s two other business areas:
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We test and certify the indoor air quality of rooms based on the CLEAN AIR standard.
Quality Standard CLEAN AIR
The CLEAN AIR standard is the basis for our tests and certifications.
UV STANDARD 801 is an independent testing and certification system. It determines the UV protection capability of textile products. Research has shown that wet fabric is less able to protect from UV than dry fabric and if a textile material is stretched, its UV protection diminishes.
The "Institutes of the International Testing Association for Applied UV Protection" developed the UV STANDARD 801 , which addresses the weaknesses of the Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 4399:1996.
OETI is a founding member of the "International Test Association for Applied UV Protection".
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