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Below you can find press releases on research projects and services offered by the Hohenstein Institute. Through the support of a wide range of other institutions throughout the textile manufacturing chain, we can support you in your research work and beyond and provide you with the details of experts for interview and specialist authors.

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ZDHC Recognizes ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® as Indicator of MRSL Conformance

OEKO-TEX® is pleased to announce that the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme will now accept ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification as an indicator of conformance with the organization’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2249-EN

»Together we make textiles safe« Hohenstein at the international specialist trade fair A+A 2017
Support on hand for all aspects relating to PPE and corporate fashion: booth C02, hall 5.

Support on hand for all aspects relating to PPE and corporate fashion: booth C02, hall 5. 

Topic area: PPE Personal Protective Equipment | 752-EN

Innovative work jacket supplements the exo-skeleton
The Hohenstein Institute is developing an ergonomically optimised work jacket for the optimum use of an exo-skeleton for overhead work

In many branches of industry, overhead work is part of the daily routine. Work ergonomics are thus very important for companies today. This is because the ergonomic design of production and work processes maintains the performance and health of ... 

Topic area: Functional textiles | 750-EN

Consumer protection from the first day of life: With its labels, OEKO-TEX® helps parents choose human-ecologically harmless textiles and leather goods

Azo colourants in romper suites, organophosphorus compounds in rain jackets or pesticides in sheepskins. Again and again, frightening results on children’s clothing and other items from testing laboratories unsettle many parents. With the STANDARD ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2248-EN

Buy children’s textiles with a clear conscience: Parents rely on MADE IN GREEN

These days, parents are not just concerned about quality and price when buying children’s clothing. They also want to have the good feeling that their purchase decision was right with regards to sustainability. The MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® label ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2247-EN