Organic label

What is an organic label?

An organic label is a type of label that is developed using completely organic materials and manufacturing processes. The fabric for these clothing labels is based on globally recognized standards prohibiting pesticides, harmful fertilizers, and other harmful chemicals.

The labels produced from organic fabrics are sustainable and environmentally friendly.

What are some organic materials used for labels?

If you are in the market to source organic materials for your labels, below are some fabrics you should focus on.

Organic Cotton

Organic cotton is a fabric grown without synthetic fertilizers or chemicals. It is used to create labels for different clothing items, bedsheets, etc.

Organic Wool

Organic wool is sourced from ships raised in organic farms, and the process of procuring the wool is not harmful. The sheep in such farms have a better diet and aren’t confined in small places, which keeps them better.

Organic Bamboo

Though bamboo is not entirely organic, it can still be processed organically, and soft bamboo fibers can be produced.

Organic Linen

Organic linen is developed using flax fibers, offering better durability and breathability.

What are the different certifications for organic labels?

There are various categories for organic certifications, and they are based on fabric, manufacturing process, and growing process. Let’s have a look at a few different organic label certifications.

Organic Content Standards

This certification ensures that all contents in a label or fabric are organic in the final product.

USDA Organic

USDA organic labels can be added to food and textile items alike. It certifies that the products are made from organic materials.

Global Organic Textile Standard

This standard is globally recognized. It certifies that the textile is made from organic fibers and is environmentally friendly.

OEKO-TEX Standard 100

OEKO-TEX is a global standard that verifies fabrics for harmful substances. It ensures that the tested fabric is safe for human use and does not contain harmful chemicals.