To complement the product-related Oeko-Tex Standard 100, the Oeko-Tex Standard 1000 is a testing, auditing and certification system for environmentally-friendly production sites throughout the textile processing chain.
To qualify for certification according to the Oeko-Tex Standard 1000, companies must meet stipulated criteria in terms of their environmentally-friendly manufacturing processes and provide evidence that at least 30% of total production is already certified under Oeko-Tex Standard 100.
In addition, companies must prove that the social standards demanded by Oeko-Tex 1000 are fulfilled.
Certification criteria include: use of environmentally-damaging chemicals, auxiliaries and dyestuffs prohibitedcompliance with standard values for waste water and exhaust airoptimisation of energy consumption avoidance of noise and dust pollution defined measures to ensure safety at the workplace use of child labour prohibited introduction of basic elements of an environmental management system existence of a quality management system
Learn more: Oeko-Tex Standard 1000 website
Conformity with Oeko-Tex Standard 1000's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).
Certification / registration required
Oeko-Tex International – Association for the Assessment of Environmentally Friendly Textiles
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Last updated: 17 March 2014