OEKO-TEX® enables consumers and companies to make responsible decisions which protect our planet for future generations.

We consist of 17 independent research and test institutes in Europe and Japan. They are responsible for the joint development of test methods and limit values which form the basis for our standards

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all people. OEKO-TEX® supports the industry and society on its path of transforming the world through actions.


Our mission is to create trust in textiles and leather and in their production: through increased product safety, improving sustainable production and a sustainable, transparent value-creation chain.

Code of Conduct


OEKO-TEX® offsets its travel CO2 production

We aim to travel mainly by train. For longer distances, a plane sometimes is the only option. By offsetting our CO2 production, we provide a small part of protecting our planet in our daily business.

Atmosfair certificate