Oeko-Tex tackles recycled fibres, carbon and water

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As part of the regular annual updates to its testing criteria and limit values, Oeko-Tex has included an approach to integrate recycled materials as part of its Standard by 100 along with the systemic integration of the carbon and water footprint into its ‘Made in Green’ traceability standard.

Other updates include changes to limit values for metals in tanned leather and PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), the introduction of virtual audits due to on-going travel restrictions, as well as revealing new substances under observation in 2021 for potential inclusion in future. 

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