Organic Content Standard (OCS)
The certification of textiles made with organic grown materials according to the standard Organic Content Standard. The aim of this standard is to guarantee the traceability and integrity of the raw materials duringh all the manufacturing stages. OCS 100 logo is used for only for product that contains 95% or more organic material. OCS blended is used for products that contain 5% minimum of organic material blended with conventional or synthetic raw materials.
What it means
Textile Exchange, a charitable organisation, developed the standards to verify the organic cotton claims on textile products. The certification is an annual process so verification is up to date and valid. As well as contracts, documentation and written commitments, on-site audits and interviews with employees are also carried out. The process is thorough and transparent.