New tools for the verification of organic content in the textile sector

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1574″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]With the aim of complementing this type of documentary approach, the Galician company AMSlab, a collaborator of Sigillum Knowledge Solutions, has developed a new test that verifies the presence or absence of genetically modified cotton in final garments labeled as organic cotton. This new test – which combines a genetic analysis of detection of genetically modified cotton and a chemical pesticide detection analysis – is already on the market and is presented as a very useful tool for the detection of fraud and possible contamination in the manufacture of products labeled as organic[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Traditionally, the control of organic fibers in textile garments is carried out through the implementation of specific certifications. For example, the GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) and OCS (Organic Content Standard) stamps establish requirements to ensure organic content in textile products and their responsible production with the environment and in the social field. In these cases, a documentary verification is carried out, but the final product is not analyzed directly.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image=”1587″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In Sigillum Knowledge Solutions, we follow closely all the news related to new methods of analysis for the verification of sustainable fashion in order to offer our clients the best support in the design and implementation of their product health, safety and sustainability control programs[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

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