Global Organic Textile Standard ( GOTS )
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is an internationally recognized organic textile standard. Since its introduction in 2006, GOTS has demonstrated its practical feasibility and is supported by the growth in consumption of organic fibers and the demand for a unified processing criteria from the industry and retail sectors.
QA Technic Cambodia is able to perform GOTS in Cambodia and provide certification Audit to certify you for The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) that ensures the organic status of textiles, from cotton harvest, through responsible manufacturing to the end consumer in a fully traceable manner.
All Global Organic Textile Standard ( GOTS )
GOTS ensures the organic status of textiles from the harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing all the way to labelling, in order to provide credible assurances to the consumer. The standard covers the processing, manufacturing, packaging, labelling, trading and distribution of all textiles made from at least 70 percent certified organic natural fibers. The final fiber products may include, but are not limited to, yarns, fabrics, clothes and home textiles. However, this standard does not set criteria for leather products.
An aim of this standard, is a provision of reliable organic product guarantee to consumer in terms of environmental and social aspects throughout production chain. Standard; covers all production stages starting from raw fiber production, yarn, weaving-knitting, dying, dressing and finishing processes to ready-made garment and trade of it.
Traceability, social conditions, environmental conditions, approved paint-chemicals and accessories are main criteria's of this standard. It has different fiber compositions in itself. Minimum % 70 organic fiber (cotton, linen, wool and silk) and maximum %10 synthetic – regenerated fiber are permitted to be used. Sock and sportswear products are exceptionally permitted to use %25 synthetic-regenerated fiber.
Organic Exchange Certificate
Organic Content Standard
Paints and Press
Sustainable Fiber Programme