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Oeko-Tex

Oeko-Tex

The Oeko-Tex« Standard 100 was introduced at the beginning of the 1990s as a response to the needs of the general public for textiles which posed no risk to health.

Until the introduction of the Oeko-Tex« Standard 100, there was no reliable product label for consumers to assess the human ecological quality of textiles.

The Austrian Textile Research Institute (ÍTI) and the German Research Institute Hohenstein therefore jointly developed the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 on the basis of their existing test standards.

For many consumers in target markets such as Europe or Japan, evidence that textile products are harmless to health was an increasingly important factor when making a purchase decision. Awareness of Oeko-Tex is now entering the USA marketplace.

Thanks to the prevalence and awareness level of the Oeko-Tex« Standard 100, the Oeko-Tex« label is now taking on a status similar to that of a brand name and is actively requested by consumers.

In a nutshell, textiles that are Oeko-Tex certified represent fabrics that are good for the environment and good for you!

Look for the Oeko-Tex label on bed linens and towels by:

  • Christian Fischbacher and Christian Fischbacher Luxury Nights
  • Christian Fischbacher Down
  • SDH Linens + GOTS or SKAL certification for PURISTS bedding collections.
  • Nancy Koltes down comforters and pillows

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