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2Eco- Textile Labelling Guide 2010 MCL Global 80, Featherstone Lane Pontefract West Yorkshire WF7 6LR, UK info@ mclglobal. net www. mclglobal. net Tel: + 44 1977 708488 Copyright © 2010 MCL Global. All Rights Reserved. Material in this publication may not be reproduced in any form without permission of the publisher. By John Mowbray & Haydn Davis Acknowledgments: www. ritegroup. org Printed on 9Lives FSC certified 80% recycled paper from Paper Co. With thanks to: ® ENTERPRISES LIMITED

Eco- Textile Labelling Guide 20103 Contents Contents ? Introduction: John Mowbray, publisher, Ecotextile News .............................................. 5 ? Overview of the guide- book...................................................................................... 9 National Obligatory Organic Standards ? Introduction to organic textile labelling...................................................................... 10 ? International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements ( IFOAM).......................... 13 ? EU834/ 2007 ( Europe) ............................................................................................ 14 ? National Organic Program ( NOP) ( USA) .................................................................. 16 ? Canada organic regime ( COR)................................................................................ 18 ? Japanese Agricultural Standard ( JAS)........................................................................ 20 Optional Organic Textile Standards ? Global Organic Textile Standard ( GOTS).................................................................. 25 ? Organic Exchange OE- 100 and OE Blended Standards............................................ 29 ? IWTO organic wool.................................................................................................. 34 ? Naturtextil................................................................................................................ 36 ? KRAV...................................................................................................................... 38 ? Matrix comparison of different organic textile processing standards.............................. 40 Organic certifiers ? IVN........................................................................................................................ 36 ? IMO...................................................................................................................... 42 ? Control Union........................................................................................................ 44 From the publisher of ECOTEXTILENEWS Supported by Eco- Textile Labelling Guide 2010| second edition