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OE-100 & OE-Blended

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Labels being phased out in 2014 and replaced by Organic Content Standard (OCS).

Organic Exchange has two standards:OE 100: Certifies products made with 100% organic fiber that have been tracked through the production chain and segregated to prevent commingling with other fibers.

OE Blended: Applies to all goods that contain a minimum of 5 percent organic cotton and can be used for blends that contain any fiber, including conventional cotton.

Learn more: OE-100 & OE-Blended websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with OE-100 & OE-Blended's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Textile Exchange

Member of

IFOAM

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

Global Recycle Standard, and Organic Content Standard (OCS)


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

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

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2004

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Textiles


Where this ecolabel is found
United States



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Last updated: 11 September 2013