Green Chemistry is the proactive reduction or elimination of chemical hazards to yield less impact to people and the environment.

Hohenstein and Scivera - Greener Chemistry

Two powerful systems, working together to deliver best in class verification and certification of preferred chemical formulations
  • Achieve industry leading certificates and ZDHC MRSL conformance
  • Predict potential restricted substances to stay ahead of future MRSL changes
  • Explore alternatives to improve scores and avoid regrettable substitutions
  • Confirm reformulations and impurities through testing
  • Deliver verified greener formulations that are trusted and preferred by brands

LS&Co and Hohenstein - ECO PASSPORT

Program that goes beyond a risk management approach and provides a roadmap for eliminating and preventing the introduction of chemical hazards in the supply chain

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) and Hohenstein have partnered to utilize the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification system in the LS&Co. supply chain. This will amplify the capabilities of the Screened Chemistry program developed by LS&Co., helping establish a clearer pathway towards safer chemistry in the apparel industry by providing enhanced levels of testing, verification and transparency for chemical safety.


Independent certification system for chemicals, dyes & auxiliaries
ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® logo, certification number and institute, "Tested and verified chemicals" claim and website

Sustainable products must also function.

Ben Mead
Managing Director
Hohenstein Institute America