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Oeko Tex Standard 100: 99% of the materials we use to make Teamkit Boxer Briefs and Trunks are certified Oeko Tex Standard 100, which means they have the material tested against over 100 harmful substances. 

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At Teamkit, we partner with the best and most ecologically responsible factories in Europe. We source only the finest materials tested for over 100 non-harmful substances, and the article must be certified as harmless in human ecological terms.

Standard by Oeko-Tex is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. 

Every material we use to make Teamkit Underwear is non-harmful. 

Our suppliers all test with Oeko_Tex and receive Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification. 

These include: 

Fabric: Eurojersey Italy Spa art. GGAQ Oekotex Standard 100

Thread: Germany

Elastic Waistband: Liebaert Belgium

Adhesives: Bemis Worldwide, Fait Plast Italy, Framis Italy

Label: Framis Italy

Learn More: https://www.oeko-tex.com/en/our-standards/standard-100-by-oeko-tex

Standard by Oeko-Tex is one of the world's best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. 99% of the materials we use to make Teamkit underwear from the knit jersey down to the thread, testing by Oeko-Tex and certified Oeko-Tex Standard 100. 

Learn More: https://www.oeko-tex.com/en/our-standards/standard-100-by-oeko-tex

 

What does the label mean?

If a textile article carries the STANDARD 100 label; you can be confident that every component of this article, i.e., every thread, button, and other accessories, has been tested for harmful substances. The article, therefore, is harmless for human health. 

Our suppliers worked with independent OEKO-TEX® partner institutes conducted the test based on the extensive OEKO-TEX® criteria catalog. 

In the test, they consider numerous regulated and non-regulated substances, which may be harmful to human health. In many cases, the limit values for the STANDARD 100 go beyond national and international requirements. The criteria catalog is updated at least once a year and expanded with new scientific knowledge or statutory provisions. It is not easy for our manufacturers to maintain an overview of the legal situation concerning harmful substances every day. The experts from the OEKO-TEX® institutes do this for them. 

 

The independent OEKO-TEX® partner institutes are entitled to conduct appropriate laboratory tests or company audits following worldwide standardized guidelines. These comprehensive products and process tests guarantee risk management, consumer and environmental protection, as well as legal conformity.

Due to their wide range of activities and core competencies in research and development, the partner institutes deliver significant boosts to innovation within the textile and leather industry. The OEKO-TEX® institutes carry out their accredited testing processes to suit specific target groups and close cooperation with the manufacturers. They thus make an essential contribution to the development of high-quality textile and leather products at all stages of the value-creation chain.

What materials and trims can be certified?

In principle, all textile articles in every processing stage are suitable for a STANDARD 100 certification, starting from the threads to the finished fabrics and finished items. According to a modular system, Oeko-Tex test every minute component and ingredient before the final article is allowed to carry the STANDARD 100 label. What gets tested? Threads, buttons, zippers, and linings. The prints and coatings applied to the outer material are for harmful substances according to the criteria applicable to them. Whether baby textiles, clothing, home textiles, or decorative materials: Products carrying the STANDARD 100 label signal trust

Strict Criteria Catalog

Every component of an article must comply with the strict OEKO-TEX® test criteria: from the coating, the outer material, and the stitching to the application and zipper.

Globally Standardised

The test criteria are globally standardized and updated at least once a year based on new scientific information or statutory requirements.

Independent Test Institutes

The tests are conducted, and the certificates are issued exclusively by neutral and independent OEKO-TEX® test institutes.

Learn More: https://www.oeko-tex.com/en/our-standards/standard-100-by-oeko-tex

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