OEKO-TEX Certification is a globally recognized standard for textile products, ensuring they are free from harmful substances and comply with strict environmental and social criteria. Established in 1992, OEKO-TEX aims to protect consumers and promote sustainable practices in the textile and apparel industry.

OEKO-TEX Certification is popular in many buying countries worldwide, including European nations, the United States, Canada, and Japan. It is also increasingly sought after in emerging markets where consumer awareness of sustainable and safe products is rising – particularly within kids wear and Maternity wear.

Some renowned brands that accept OEKO-TEX Certification include Nike, H&M, IKEA, Zara, and Adidas. 

In summary, ECOCERT covers a broad spectrum of sustainability, OEKO-TEX emphasizes consumer safety, GOTS is specialized in organic textiles, and BCI is dedicated to sustainable cotton production. Each certification plays a unique role in fostering sustainability and responsible practices in the textile and apparel sectors.

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