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Published on Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Exclusive: GOTS ratifies updated standard

Written by John Mowbray

GOTS logoNÜRNBERG – Next month the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) will officially release its latest version of its standard which lifts a total ban on all biocides and certain fabric softeners, allows certain synthetic fabric finishes, prohibits functioning nanoparticles, asks for metrics on water and energy use and sets a date for a transition to post-consumer recycled polyester content.


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