Neenah Paper Technical Products have achieved OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class 1 certification on heat transfer papers widely used in decorated T-shirts. OEKO-TEX is an important, internationally recognized testing and certification protocol for products used in the textile industry. The certification process tests the products and certifies that harmful substances are not present. The Product Class I designation certifies that the limits are met for children’s wear.
For 20 years, the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 has been a signal to textile products manufacturers, retailers and consumers that certified products are safe for human use and are free from harmful levels of dangerous substances such as pesticides, formaldehyde, lead and other heavy metals, and carcinogenic dyestuffs. OEKO-TEX’s list of concerning substances has grown from 100 to more than 300 over the past two decades.
Neenah Paper Heat Transfer Papers OEKO-TEX Certified Products are:
Laser printable heat transfer papers: Laser One Opaque, Techni-Print 4.0
Self-weeding heat transfer papers: Image Clip Laser Light, Image Clip Laser Dark, Koncert T's heat transfer papers
Ink jet printable heat transfer papers: 3G Jet Opaque, Jet Dark, Jet-Pro SofStretch
"Neenah’s customers, as well as their retailers and consumers, have high expectations for our heat transfer papers; and we are committed to exceeding them. OEKO-TEX is one important component of that promise." Gerry Rector, Neenah Paper adds "Our voluntary use of independent third party certifications like OEKO-TEX Standard 100 provides assurance that our products are of the highest quality and that they do not pose health concerns for the people who interact with them--whether it’s in the manufacturing facility, in the store, or at home."
OKEO-TEX is a registered trademark of Okeo-Tex Association.