GOTS label

Since 2005, the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) label is rewarded by the International Working Group on Global Organic Textile Standard (IWG) having been founded in 2002. The label and its criteria were developed by its member organisations IVN,  OTA, Soil Association and JOCA.

Aim was and still is to originate a harmonised and worldwide recognised standard and test method  for organic textiles. By now, the IWG, to the board of which DSc Frank Kuebart of the eco-INSTITUT belongs, has revised and refined the GOTS criteria, so in March 2011 the GOTS version 3.0 became effective. The GOTS label is rewarded in 2 gradings depending on how many percentage certified ecological fibres/materials were applied.

The eco-INSTITUT is an approved GOTS testing body and tests your products according to the GOTS criteria. Contact us!

Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS): new version 4.0 published

On March 1, 2014, the new effective GOTS version 4.0. has been published  by the GOTS international working group (IWG)

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