What is GOTS?
A textile production certification which puts limits on the use of toxic bleaches, dyes and other chemical inputs during the production process of textiles.
It is recognized worldwide as the toughest organic textile standard to obtain because of its strict policy. It goes beyond verifying the organic farming process including every step of manufacturing.
How does a label obtain GOTS “organic” label?
Products must at least be made of 95% organic fibre. Products must have not been treated with bleach, formaldehyde or any toxic substances.
Fabrics are only to be colored with nontoxic dyes
Strict social and environmental standards are enforced. The mills employees must be treated with respect. Products must reach the highest standards and quality.
What is OEKO-TEX?
Another certification and one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It tests over 100 substances known to be harmful to human health.
How does an article get OEKO TEX certified?
The product must not contain any harmful substances or processes.
Every component of an article, from every thread, button and other accessories is tested by an independent partner institute.