What is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100?
OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is an independent testing and certification system for textile products from all stages of production along the textile value chain. This certification is so important for baby products as it proves that the textiles have been tested for any harmful substances. With this certification, we are sure that our products are safe for your children.
Safe for baby
No harmful substance is present making it safe for the baby to even chewy on it.
Internationally Recognised Certification
More and more parents are looking for this certification. It gives them a peace of mind that the swaddle is free from harmful substances.
The test criteria according to OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is based on scientifically proven parameters and is revised annually in line with the latest legislation and research. Below are few of the test criteria.
Illegal substances tested
Illegal substance that are tested includes carcinogenic colourants
Legally regulated substances
Legally regulated substances such as formaldehyde, plasticizers, heavy metals or pentachlorophenol
Substances which according to current knowledge are harmful to health, but which are not yet regulated or prohibited by law such as pesticides, allergenic dyes or tin-organic compounds.
For the sake of consumers, the test criteria also up the game by including precautionary parameters such as colour fastness and a skin-friendly pH-value. This further safeguards the consumer health.
The test criteria for the certification far exceed existing legislation. This is why we emphasize the need for this certification.
There are 100 test parameters which are conducted and are based on international test standards and other recognized testing procedures. These also include scenario simulation tests which take into account all possible ways by which harmful substances could be absorbed into the human body (orally, via the skin, by inhalation).
Testing of a textile depends on the chemicals used at each stage of processing which result in a qualitative change of the textile. The scope of the human ecological requirements is based on the intended use of the textile. The following generally applies: The more intensive the skin contact of a textile, the stricter the limit values to be met.
100 Test Parameters
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