What OEKO-TEX® Labels Mean and Why They Matter

You want to shop responsibly but don’t know exactlywhere to start? Our certificates and labels provide you with guidance for more resourceful purchasing decisions. Let’stake a look at what they mean and how they help you make your everyday choices safer and more sustainable.


OEKO-TEX® MADE IN GREEN labelled products can be tracked as our label provides supply chain traceability, ensuring that each step – from production to the final product - is built on rigorous testing standards.

Safety for people and the planet 
MADE IN GREEN gives you confidence that the labelled product has been been tested for harmful substances and was made in  certified and audited production facilities. 

Social responsiblity
Suppliers in a MADE IN GREEN supply chain are obliged to take actions to protect workers, ensure safe working conditions and strengthen healthy labor practices. 

Transparency & traceability 
Each labelled product can be traced using a QR code or unique product ID, providing insights into how and where it was made. You can try it out now ! Click here and discover our Label Check 
- a tool that allows you to easily verify the validity of OEKO-TEX® certified products.  

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Toxins in textiles can harm your health through breathing, skin contact and saliva. OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 certified products are tested for harmful substances to protect your health. 

Protecting you and your family. Harmless to your health and the environment 
STANDARD 100certified items including every thread, button and accessory are tested against a list of over 1,000 substances that are harmful to your health but also to the environment. We review the limit values for all of them at least once a year.  
Globally standardised test criteria 
A STANDARD 100 certified item, produced and sold in different parts of the world, always adheres to the same standards, limit values and testing methods. By testing the same samples in different laboratories using the same methods, we create precise comparisons and thus continuously optimise our certification process.  

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Our ORGANIC COTTON certification offers verification from farm to product. Products bearing this label have been manufactured without the use of GMO and tested for pesticides and other harmful substances. 

Tested against GMO
Our quantitative GMO test can differentiates between contamination and deliberate mixing with conventional cotton - for a caring approach to our environment and your health. 

Protectshealth and nature
ORGANIC COTTON certified garments are free from pesticides and tested rigorously for other harmful substances such as banned azo colourants, PFAS, cadmium or lead.

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This is why you should care about choosing certified textiles

Opting for labelled garments, shoes, home textiles and leather products supports more consious practices in the fashion industry. You can make a difference every time you shop. Each purchase offers a unique opportunity to contribute meaningfully to a change. Keep an eye out for OEKO-TEX®️  labels and certificates during your next purchase. Scan the QR code or enter the label number in the OEKO-TEX®️ Label Check for verification.

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