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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 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.Read more
Social and environmental concerns will soon play a greater role in public procurement. Although the aim is simple, the implementation may prove to be difficult.Read more
OEKO-TEX® is pleased to announce that the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme will now accept ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification as an indicator of conformance...Read more
We are pleased to announce the opening of a new branch office in New Zealand. The country predominantly consists of pastoral land for sheep & cattle which offers great potential for our growth.Read more
Azo colourants in romper suites, organophosphorus compounds in rain jackets or pesticides in sheepskins. Again and again, frightening results on children’s clothing and other items from testing laboratories unsettle many parents. With the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® and the new LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®, OEKO-TEX® makes consumer labels available to retailers and manufacturers to help address the growing and affluent target group of health-conscious parents directly with respect to effective product safety.Read more
These days, parents are not just concerned about quality and price when buying children’s clothing. They also want to have the good feeling that their purchase decision was right with regards to sustainability. The MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® label creates clarity with this: Labelled articles are harmless to health and sustainably produced, according to the valid OEKO-TEX® guidelines. All of this is communicated transparently to parents on a small label.Read more
TESTEX AG is proud to announce the introduction of ALDI’S new MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® certified bath towels and bath sheets. They are the first retailer in Australia to bring the traceable textile label to their customers.Read more
A recorded version of a great Webinar by Helene Melnitzky on the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO TEX®Read more
In time for its 25-year anniversary, the OEKO-TEX® Association has expanded its product portfolio to cater for the leather sector with the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®. The first certifications are being carried out with the sheepskin producers G.L. Bowron and Gerberei Hofbrucker, as well as with the retail chain LIDL....Read more
On February 22nd, 2017 the seminar “Technical regulations for Ukraine’s light industry - Current issues” took place in Kiev...Read more
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