Recently,we were granted authorization of 2012 version Oeko-Tex Standard 100, product classⅡ for productswith direct contact to skin. It shows our sports socks meeting the human-ecological requirements of the standard presently established, fulfilling the requirements of AnnesX Ⅶof REACH as well as the American requirement regarding total content of lead in Children’s articles(CPSIA).This eliminates environmental barriers for Orient Befit to expand export and entertop-end markets.
2012 version of Oeko Tex standard 100 evaluate textile manufacturers who pay attention to environmental pretection, limit the use of harmful to ecological sufactants and ensure textiles products not containing more than 300 kinds of harmful substances to human health. 2012 version of Oeko Tex standard 100 was released at the end of 2011, comapared with 2011 version, it added inspection of NP,NPEOs,OP and OPEOs which are used as detergent, industrial cleaning agent, dispersant, wetting agent, and other industrial chemicals surfactants in textiles production process. The regulation of control of NPEOS and NP indutrial use is added into Annes XVI of REACH and limit the quality of preparation of component or material is 0.1%. USEPA also encourage voluntarily stop using it gradually and consider to take ban’s action on use of surfactants in textiles.
The validity of Oeko-Tex Standard 100 authorization is 12 months, our company will strictly comply with the standard, and endeavor to apply the authorization of ClassⅠ(baby articles).