Published on Tuesday, 08 January 2013
Oeko-Tex Standard 100 updated
Written by John Mowbray
ZURICH – New test criteria have been announced for the Oeko-Tex Standard 100, which will include tighter restrictions on the use of APEO’s in line with the zero discharge of harmful chemicals (ZDHC) initiative. Other new limit values have been placed on the use of biocides to stop fungal activity on textiles and leather, new restrictions for nickel accessories, plus lower limits for other textile chemicals in line with the REACh initiative.