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The test criteria for OEKO-TEX® standards are updated at least once a year based on new scientific information or statutory requirements. As per usual the most important changes are announced in January. All new regulations will finally come into force after a transition period on 1 April 2021.Read more
"INSPECTED QUALITY for MOUTH-NOSE MASKS”: Much more than reliable product markingRead more
Product Label for MOUTH-NOSE MASKS (“COMMUNITY MASKS”) tested for functionality and harmful substances.Read more
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.Read more
OEKO-TEX® announces that its ECO PASSPORT certification has been recognized as a LEVEL 3 ZDHC MRSL Conformance Indicator.Read more
One of the current examples of best practice chemicals management is DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®.Read more
Interesting article on the OEKO-TEX® association, its current development in general and more specifically in the Middle East.Read more
TESTEX opens a new laboratory for the testing of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in cotton products.Read more
TESTEX joins the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme and so actively underlines its sustainability efforts.Read more
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”.Read more
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® ...Read more
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 substancesRead more
OEKO-TEX®, Ecology and the Egyptian textile industry.Read more
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