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NATURTEXTIL Best

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"Naturtextil BEST" is a holistic standard. It values environmental and social criteria along the whole textile pruduction chain. Main requirements are: 100% certified organic fibers, restricted fiber prosessing methods (bleaching, chlorination, mercerization etc.), limited range of dyes and auxiliaries, no input of hazardous substances (e.g. formaldehyde, PCP, TCP, heavy metals, AOX and many more), Accessories (buttons, pockets etc.) made with natural raw materials, high quality parameters, residue tests in the ready garment, ILO conventions plus living wages.

Learn more: NATURTEXTIL Best websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with NATURTEXTIL Best's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification, GOTS accreditation system

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

International Association of Natural Textile Industry (IVN)

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.

Organization type: and Industry Association


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Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

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Year ecolabel est. 2000

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Textiles Other

Other categories: leather


Where this ecolabel is found
Austria Belgium Estonia Finland Germany Italy Lithuania Netherlands Switzerland Turkey



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Last updated: 20 January 2012