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OEKO - Tex Confidence In Textiles

Confidence in Textiles  - tested for harmful substances

Often known as Oeko-Tex standards

It is a global testing and accreditation scheme for the screening of harmful substances within consumer textiles. It is the leading label for textiles that have been screened for harmful substances.

The Oeko-Tex certificate issued by the relevant institute or responsible certification centre is valid for 12 months.

It verifies that the articles listed have been successfully tested according to Oeko-Tex Standard 100 and satisfy the requirements of a common product class.

Harmful substances banned under the Oeko-tex Standard 100 include:

Within the certification process there are three product classes which are relevant to the products we supply:

Product class one: Textiles and textile toys for babies and small children up to the age of three. Cotton Roots embroidery threads meets Oeko-Tex 100 in this the highest product class.

Product class two: Textiles which, when used as intended, have a large part of their surface in direct contact with the skin, e.g. polo shirts, sweatshirtsshirtsblouses etc.

Product class three: Textiles which, when used as intended, do not come into contact with the skin, or only have a small part of their surface in contact with the skin, e.g. jackets, coats.

For further details:

Confidence In Textiles OEKO-Tex Certified Products

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Cotton Roots is an established supplier of clothing which has an emphasis on quality garments alongside strong ethical and sustainable manufacture.

We believe in our motto “Company clothing with moral fibre”.

Each garment clearly shows any certifications each product has - just look at the icons above each image in the catalogue. We passionately support the principles of Fairtrade and are Fairtrade licensees ourselves.

Our Fairtrade, organic, Fair Wear, Fair Labour , sustainable range of clothing includes:- polo shirts, t shirts, jackets, fleece, aprons, caps shirts and blouses.

The branding of your garments with your company or organisations logo is part of our expertise. Top quality sustainably sourced thread is used. Where ever possible we use good quality water based inks for screen printed design.

Our blog gives an insight into the manufacture of our own brand Cotton Roots from the cotton farmer in India right through the delivery to our customers.


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