Certifications

protoxtype certificazioni OEKO TEX 1OEKO TEX

OEKO TEXis a single control standard in the textile industry. It allows you to identify which products do not contain harmful substances and are therefore suitable for use by the consumer. Tests are carried out on any harmful substances, including:

  • Substances prohibited by law;
  • Substances whose use is regulated by law;
  • Chemicals that are harmful to health (even if not regulated by law).

protoxtype certificazioni GOT 1

GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard)

GOTSis an international textile processing standard for natural and organic fibers This certificate includes several ecological and social criteria, such as:

  • Prohibition of critical inputs such as toxic heavy metals, formaldehyde, aromatic solvents, functional nano particles, genetically modified organisms and their enzymes;
  • Bleaches must be based on oxygen (no chlorine bleaching);
  • Azo dyes that release carcinogenic amine compounds are prohibited;
  • Prohibition of contamination of the soil, groundwater and the atmosphere;
  • All operators must comply with an environmental protection policy with precise objectives and procedures aimed at minimizing consumption and discharges;
  • The waste water from all wet processing units must be treated through a functional water treatment plant;
  • Prohibition of forced labor;
  • Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining;
  • Health and safety in the workplace;
  • No exploitation of child labor;
  • Wages adequate to ensure decent living conditions;
  • Not excessive hours of work;
  • Regularity of recruitment;