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What is OEKO-TEX®?

Our preferred suppliers provide ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certified ink and STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certified material.

OEKO-TEX® is a registered trademark that represents product labels and company certifications issued by the International Association for Research International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology

An OEKO-TEX® label on a product confirms the human and ecological safety of the particular product, from environmentally friendly leather to garments that contain zero harmful substances. 

Our preferred suppliers provide ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certified ink and STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certified material. This means that the materials we use have been tested for harmful chemicals and have proven to use environmentally friendly substances.

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX®

The leather and textile chemicals certified in accordance with the ECO PASSPORT certification have been tested for harmful substances in high concentrations.

An ECO PASSPORT label on a product means the product itself meets the criteria as an ecologically responsible manufacture.

OEKO-TEX® updates the banned substances and limit values annually and expands them to include new scientific findings or statutory requirements as needed.

STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®

A product that is certified STANDARD 100 is harmless to human health. The OEKO-TEX® certification states that every piece of the product, from every thread to every button, has been tested for harmful substances and therefore does not contain any chemical hazardous to human health.

In many cases, the concentrations tested from the product is a much higher quantity than various national and international requirements.

The criteria catalog is updated annually and expanded with scientific findings or new requirements as needed.

Model Mockup & Actual Printed Product

Below, you will see how closely OEKO-TEX® Certified Ink resembles our model mockup when using the correct RGB color scale, proving that quality will not be lost in our quest for sustainability:

Kin Custom Model Mockup Epson OEKO-TEX® Certified Ink
Sized Purple, Model Purple, New
Sized Yellow, Model Black, New
Sized Brown, Model Brown, New
Sized Blue, Model Blue-New
Sized Brightness, Model Brightness, New

 

To learn more about OEKO-TEX® and their standards, click here.