Organic Rules and Certification

Textiles, fibre - Int. IFOAM Standards 2005

Schmid, Otto and Ziegler, Katia (2006) Textiles, fibre - Int. IFOAM Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Minimal requirements for fibre processing are stated in the IFOAM standards such as: Operators should avoid the use of non-biodegradable, bio-accumulating input products and heavy metals. (6.7.)

Difference

EU Regulation 2092/91 does not cover the area of fiber processing.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Product handling, storage, processing, transportation and packaging - not in EC Reg > Special product group processing standards

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Pollution risks/non permitted inputs > Environment contaminants (heavy metals etc)
Processing > Specific processing rules for product groups
Pollution risks/non permitted inputs > Protection against contamination
Country/Standard:IFOAMS Basic standards
Principles:Ecological principle
Principle of health
ID Code:991
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:05 May 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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