Ethics and certifications
At ARCTIC we work hard every day to make sure that all our products meet international standards. Each sub-supplier and production site have the required certifications which is demanded by the modern consumer. The most important and recognized certificates are listed below:
- OEKO-TEX cetificate
Since 1992, STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® has been a globally standardised, independent mark of quality for raw, semi-finished and finished textile products from all stages of production and for all accessory materials used in the process. This global certification system assures manufacturers, sourcers, brands, retailers, and consumers around the world that certified products meet the strict limit values for harmful substances of STANDARD 100 and that these substances are not present in critical concentrations. OEKO-TEX® originally tested for about 100 chemicals like pesticides, carcinogenic colourants and heavy metals but today STANDARD 100 covers a wide array of several hundred harmful substances.
All of ARCTIC’s products are certified by OEKO-TEX.
Read more: www.oeko-tex.com
- BSCI certificate
In a global marketplace, supply chains are becoming increasingly complex. It’s now more necessary than ever for companies to improve visibility over their production – and to drive improvements across their supply chains wherever possible. Since 2003, amfori BSCI has enabled companies to trade with purpose by improving social performance in their supply chain. BSCI has one declared goal – to achieve the UN development goal for
All of ARCTIC’s products are certified by BSCI.
Read more: https://www.amfori.org/content/amfori-bsci
Products with the Downpass label stand for high quality and the assurance that the down and feathers used as the filling material were ethically harvested and come from a strictly controlled and traceable supply chain.
Most of ARCTIC’s down products are certified with the DOWNPASS
Read more: www.downpass.com
The Woolmark brand is one of the world’s best known textile quality fibre brands, owned by The Woolmark Company and its affiliates. The value of the Woolmark brand is well established the world over for wool products in the apparel, interior textiles and home laundry sectors.
The Woolmark brand provides consumers with guaranteed fibre content and an assurance of quality. The Woolmark brand is backed up by technical specifications for a wide range of wool products and wool care products. Stringent testing is carried out by independent authorised laboratories.
All of ARCTIC’s wool producs are certified by Woolmark.
Read more: www.woolmark.com