Public awareness about certified organic products and demand to these products has increased gradually due to the disruption of ecological balance together with increasing environment and health problems. Moreover, natural resources began to be consumed rapidly with the increase of production and consumption parallel to world population and this situation caused increasing awareness and demand for recycled products. Due to these reasons, the certification of textile products which are manufactured from organic and recycled products continues to gain importance.Textile products which are certified according to the standards mentioned below ensure to have a production responsive to the environment and nature.
The organic fibers specified in these standards must be audited and certified by independent and accredited bodies in accordance with existing organic farming regulations (IFOAM Family of Standards for the relevant scope of production (crop or animal production), such as Regulation (EC) 834/2007, USDA National Organic Program (NOP), APEDA’s National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP), China Organic Standard GB/T19630).
- Textile Exchange Standards (TE)
Why textile certification?
- To protect the human health and environment
- To optimize the utilization of natural resources
- To ensure transparency in production and improve customer reliance
- To be known internationally by 3rd party certification
- Application Form
- Certification Work Flow
- Compliant and Appeal Procedure
- Certificate and Logo Usage Requirements Procedure
- Fee Procedure
- Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
- GOTS Implementation Manual
- GOTS Licensing and Labelling Guide
- Organik Content Standard (OCS)
- OCS Implementation Manual
- OCS Logo Use and Claim Guide
- Recycled Claim Standard (RCS)
- RCS Implementation Manual
- Global Recycled Standard (GRS)
- GRS Implementation Manual
- RCS-GRS Logo Use and Claim Guide