How does OEKO-TEX® certify PPE?

The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Materials for PPE supplement to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® covers certification of (finished goods and components of) protective clothing for firefighters, weatherproof clothing or chemical protection clothing, certain military garments and uniforms comparable to PPE, etc.

The exceptions for PPE and PPE materials (e.g. NMP, Pigment Violet 23 and PFOA) relate to the specific requirements of this market segment.

Contact us to determine if your product falls under a supplement.

Application Process for STANDARD 100 Certification of PPE and PPE Materials

Follow the standard produres for application and renewal, but use different forms:

Step-by-step Application Guide


Technical Guides & Resources

Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America