OEKO-TEX® is an international association for research and testing in the field of textile and leather ecology. Hohenstein Institute is one of the initiator of OEKO-TEX® association. It’s first and foremost work involves the testing and certification of textiles.

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OEKO-TEX® is an international association for research and testing in the field of textile and leather ecology. Hohenstein is the part of this association and the world’s leading provider of textile and textile related testing and innovation services. The name Hohenstein has established itself internationally as a clever and smart brand. It is one of the initiator of OEKO-TEX® association. The first and foremost work involves testing and certification of textiles. The Hohenstein Institute was established at Bönnigheim, Germany in 1946. Hohenstein Institute Bangladesh has been certifying textile industries in Bangladesh by the motive to ensure ecologically safe textile industries.
OEKO-TEX® enables consumers and companies to protect our planet by making responsible decisions

The global standard is issued by the International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile Ecology (Oeko-Tex) with headquarters in Zurich (Switzerland). It currently includes 15 neutral test and research institutes in Europe and Japan with contact offices in over 70 countries around the world. The internationally standardized criteria catalogue for testing for harmful substances is regularly modified and expanded.

On the basis of their wide-ranging activities and core competencies the OEKO-TEX® member institutes provide important impulses for innovations within the textile and clothing industry. Through close cooperation with the manufacturers their accredited test system also makes a substantial contribution to the development of high-quality textile products.

CERTIFICATE CATEGORY

Hohenstein providing certificates regarding following categories

It is a certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels, as well as accessory materials used.


The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for leather and leather articles of all levels of production.


Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) by OEKO-TEX® is a certification system for brands, retail companies and manufacturers..


MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® is an independent textile label for highlighting consumer products and semi-finished products at all levels..


ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® is a mechanism by which textile chemical suppliers demonstrate that their products can be used in a sustainable