What Is the Oeko-Tex Standard 100?
Your clothing lies directly against your skin. The area between the skin and the fabric is an unpleasant environment where sweat, heat, cold and friction can all prevail. This explains why textile safety is important to us.
Our socks, underwear and T-shirts have Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certification and are therefore 100% skin-friendly and allergy-tested.
Who Is behind Oeko-Tex?
The Oeko-Tex® Standard was introduced in the early nineties as a response to the demand for textiles that did not pose a risk to health. Since then, the Oeko-Tex® Association – made up of a series of independent testing bodies – has been guaranteeing safe textile products.
The Oeko-Tex® criteria catalogue provides a consistent, scientifically sound benchmark for the evaluation of potentially hazardous materials in textiles for companies in the textile and clothing industries.
What Is Oeko-Tex?
‘Trust in textiles’ – synonymous with responsible textile production around the world, from the raw materials to the finished product. For industry and retail as well as for the buyers of fashionable, functional and colourful textiles.
Check the Label Out for Yourself
The Oeko-Tex® label offers customers the guarantee that their clothing is non-hazardous to their health. This can be an important decision factor during the purchasing process.
BLACKSOCKS’s test number for socks is 12.HCH.17898, for our organic cotton socks is 21.HCH.64096 and for underwear is 12.HCH.17899. You can check the certificate of socks, the certificate of organic socks and the certificate of underwear. Alternatively, you can check the validity of our test numbers at any time on oeko-tex.com.
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As well as holding Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification, our socks have also been the winners of numerous Kassensturz and K-Tipp tests.
Convince yourself of our test winner, the classic calf socks.