Waste from textile production poisons waterways and ecosystems around the world.
Global campaigns have drawn attention to toxic chemicals in textile production.
Uncontaminated wastewater lowers impact and shows progress. You'll need independent proof.
Independent and Accredited Wastewater Testing Labs
For more sustainable textile and leather production
Hohenstein’s global laboratories thoroughly test wastewater and sludge to reduce environmental impact. We are accredited to provide independent proof of compliance with industry requirements and standards, such as ZDHC, OEKO-TEX® and Greenpeace.
Global Expertise, Local Experts
Regardless of which Hohenstein lab you choose, we guarantee that the sampling process and lab tests meet strict global quality standards.
Standardized and Customized Testing – Consistent Global Quality.
Independent proof that there are no issues with the wastewater of your production facilities
- Conventional parameters
e.g. AOX, COD and BOD, nitrogen levels or heavy metals
- Textile-specific parameters
e.g. chlorophenols, phthalates, flame retardants, APEO’s or PAH’s
International Wastewater Testing Standards
- ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Waste)
Ensure ZDHC compliant production and alignment with ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines
Comply with wastewater limit values for OEKO-TEX® STeP certification and chemical management requirements
Meet Detox campaign targets