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Oeko-Tex certification

All Fossflakes products are tested and certified according to Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX.

Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX certified

Oeko-Tex is the global benchmark standard for textile goods manufactured without harmful substances and in accordance with good environmental practice.

Out of the four classes of Oeko-Tex certification, Fossflakes has been tested in class I which is the strictest standard in the Oeko-Tex testing program because it tests for harmful substances in textile products produced for babies and small children up to the age of 3.

It is also your ensurance that not only the filling material but also the fabric cover is tested and Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX certified. 

Read more about Oeko-Tex on the website www.oekotex.com

Certificate number: ZHHO 094172

 

Dust mite free fabric

Indoor allergy is very often caused by allergies to house dust mites. House dust mites especially live in our beds as they like the warm and humid environment. It is especially the dust mites' excrements that we become allergic to. The symptoms are reminiscent of hay fever or asthma.

In April 2019, we tested our house dust mite density products at the Japanese test center Boken. The purpose of the test was to make sure that dust mites cannot penetrate the fabric of our products. When the house dust mites can't get into your pillow or comforter, they can't put their excrement into the product and it therefore remains naturally hypoallergenic. The test showed that no house dust mites can penetrate our products. We can conclude that our pillow and quilt are woven so tightly that they are free of dust mites.

 

Product Testing

We have compiled a list of different quality tests on our products.

Thermal test, US 2007 

Cornell Accelerated Use Test, US 2005

Comments on Cornell Accelerated Use Test, US 2007

Essential Pillow wash test, Japan 2009 (in Japanese)

Superior Pillow wash test, Japan 2009 (in Japanese)

Stress test, Japan 2009 (in Japanese)

Comments on wash and stress test, Japan 2009