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We are now able to test in-house the cut resistance of protective gloves based on EN 388:2016+A1:2018.
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.
OEKO-TEX® Test Criteria 2019 – New regulations finally entered into force on 1 April. Please find the press release and detailed list of the changes that will come into effect on the 1st of May in this news clip.
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.
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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. INSPECTED QUALITY is targeted at small- and medium-sized enterprises who want to illustrate the regional, eco-friendly and high quality character of their products.
The Candidate list is a list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) published by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
On April 21, 2018, the European Union adopted the new Regulation (EU) 2016/425 for personal protective equipment (PPE). Since then UV protection clothing has been included and consequently must fulfil the requirements set out in category I of the new PPE Regulation.
OEKO-TEX® announces that its ECO PASSPORT certification has been recognized as a LEVEL 3 ZDHC MRSL Conformance Indicator.
One of the current examples of best practice chemicals management is DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®.
Interesting article on the OEKO-TEX® association, its current development in general and more specifically in the Middle East.
TESTEX opens a new laboratory for the testing of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in cotton products.
TESTEX joins the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme and so actively underlines its sustainability efforts.
During the latest comparison of standards available in the market, the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles has classified the STeP certification as a “credible system”, “which ensures compliance with its requirements”.
New three-level verification process The previous two-level process for certification of textile chemicals, colourants and other auxiliaries in accordance with the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® ...
The Middle East and North Africa are important markets for OETI, which is a testing and certification institute, based in Vienna, Austria. Read here about the impact on these markets of such pressing issues as sustainability in textile production and products, free from harmful substances
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