Textile labels and certificates

Textile labels and certificates

Textile labels and certificates

Label: "Eco", "Organic" and "Natural" - what is actually inside fabric?

 

 

 

Standard criteria for ecological label does not exist presently in eco-textile-industry. Besides those company-owned eco-brands in the textile industry, there are some independent certificate, which gives consumers a security at purchasing.

 

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Certified organic cultivation

Certified organic cultivation is regulated by international as well as national organic standards. The use of chemical pesticides (insecticides, herbicides etc.), fertilisers and defoliants as well as genetically engineered seeds is forbidden.

Unfortunately, a common official seal does not yet exist. The use of the term "organic" is, however, officially restricted and the agreement with the regulations is approved by independent inspectors. See more http://www.ifoam.org/en/translations-principles-organic-agriculture

 

You can find our organic fabrics here at organic fabrics.

Certified organic animal husbandry

Certified organic animal husbandry follows the international as well as national regulations for organic farming. Animal welfare in harmony with nature is mandatory. The feeding of genetically engineered plants is forbidden. Unfortunately, a standard seal does not yet exists. The use of the term "organic" is officially restricted and the compliance with the regulations is approved by independent inspectors. See more http://www.ifoam.org/en/translations-principles-organic-agriculture

 

See our organic fabrics here at organic fabrics.

FAIRTRADE Certified Cotton

FAIRTRADE Certified Cotton

The seal FAIRTRADE Certified Cotton assures fair payments and fair work and living conditions for small farmers in developing countries. Certified organic agriculture (kbA) is supported, however not mandatory obligated. All of our FAIRTRADE Certified cotton fabrics are made from certified organic cotton. The use of genetically engineered seeds is generally forbidden for all fairtrade certified cotton products. See more www.fairtrade-deutschland.de

 

You can find our fairtrade fabrics here at Fairtrade certified cotton fabrics.

Oeko-Tex Standard 100

Oeko-Tex Standard 100

The Oeko-Tex Standard 100 tests textiles for harmful substances which are prohibited or regulated by law, chemicals which are known to be harmful to health, and parameters which are included as a precautionary measure to safeguard health. The materials used, however, neither have to be organic nor fairtrade and environmental and social standards in the processing of the fibers are not covered by the standard. Further information is available here: http://www.oeko-tex.com

 

IVN Best

IVN Best

IVN Best

  • is one of the strictest standards for ecologically produced textiles,
  • covers all steps from the fiber production to recycling,
  • more information at: www.naturtextil.com