Environment impact and safety certifications

 

GOTS CERTICATE by ICEA

Our organic cotton is grown respecting the environment and mankind. Organic Cottonve products are certified according to the provisions of the “Global Organic Textile” standard by the Institute for Ethical and Environmental Certification (ICEA).

The origin of our cotton and of all the natural ingredients we use is periodically checked to ensure the value, traceability and compliance with environmental standards.

FSC CERTIFICATION

FSC certification is an international, independent and third-party certification, specific for the forestry sector and products woody and non-woody products derived from forests.

FSC certification vouches that the paper used for the packaging of the Motiv Box line comes from responsibly managed sources. Currently the Motiv Box line represent 20% of the cotton buds sold in Italy by Cotoneve.

 

UNI EN ISO 13432 STANDARD

Cotoneve cotton products brilliantly passed all BIODEGRADABILITY and COMPOSTABILITY tests in accordance with the UNI EN ISO 13432 standard.

These tests have shown that both Cotoneve cotton pads and cotton buds are biodegradable and also compostable, a condition that certifies that the product can be disposed of in organic waste and therefore does not entail a danger to the environment.

 

COMPOST BY TÜV AUSTRIA

TÜV AUSTRIA operates internationally at the forefront in areas such as quality, energy, environment, safety and product.

Packaging or products bearing the OK compost INDUSTRIAL symbol are guaranteed to be compostable in an industrial composting plant. To obtain it, the product must meet stringent requirements of the UNI EN 13432 standard and be subjected to careful laboratory analysis.

Cotoneve has obtained TUV certification on all cotton pads and on the Bio Line range.