Tips - Why choose an Oeko -Tex certified bed linen?
Because we spend almost a third of our lives in our bed, it is important to choose a bed linen and bath linen that guarantees our daily well-being. This involves quality raw materials, but also and above all through the absence of health harmful to health. Naturally committed to an eco-responsible household linen, Carré Blanc reveals what is hidden behind the Oeko-Tex label.
What is the Oeko-Tex label?
Under the leadership of consumers, anxious to find Textiles free from chemicals, the Oeko-Tex labeling was born in the early 1990s. intended to guarantee respect for health and the environment, this international label examines the entire production chain of a textile, from raw fabric to finished product, Until the treatments used during its manufacture. Among the chemicals prohibited by the Standard 100 Oeko-Tex label, we can cite azo dyes, pentachlorophenol, flame delayers, but also certain heavy metals such as mercury and lead.
Why choose a certified household linen?
Standard 100 OEKO-Tex certified products are subject to very strict controls, guaranteeing the non-toxicity of textiles regardless of the place of production (local or international). With 18 independent research and test institutes in the field of ecology and textiles, the German Association OEKO-Tex is organizing regular audits within companies and factories that have obtained the certificate. An Oeko-Tex bed linen was therefore controlled at each stage of the processing so that the contact of the textiles with the skin is safe. In addition to this aspect, the Oeko-Tex bed linen has been manufactured in compliance with environmental standards. Buying an OEKOTEX textile is therefore also taking care of the planet by consuming more responsible.
Can we trust the Oeko-Tex label?
The Oeko-Tex standard is one of the most rigorous and reliable certifications on the planet. Each manufacturer must renew its certificate each year. By choosing an Oeko-Tex bed linen, you can therefore be reassured: certified fabrics respect your skin and health. To check if the products of a brand are well labeled, simply enter your certification number on The Oeko-Tex search engine. Almost all of the white square products are made from ECO-TEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 ecological tissue. Our range dedicated to babies and children is subjected to class 1, the most demanding. Thus, we ensure that our bed linen and bath linen respect the most sensitive skin while being in line with our commitments for An ever more responsible production mode.