OEKO-TEX® bans the intentional use of PFAS in textiles, leather, apparel and footwear. This ban affects all OEKO-TEX® certificates.
The OEKO-TEX® limit value for extractable organic fluorine is compliant with the latest international regulations.
- Separate testing for all legally restricted PFAS
- Ensures OEKO-TEX® certified products are compliant with global laws (including those in EU and US)
- Sum of extractable organic fluorine (EOF)
- to detect intentional use of PFAS, but not forbid the use of non-threatening forms of fluorine (such as fluorine-based dyes, which are not considered a threat to people and planet)