ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies (ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is normally carried out through ISO technical committees. Each member body interested in a subject for which a technical committee has been established has the right to be represented on that committee. International organizations, governmental and non-governmental, in liaison with ISO, also take part in the work. ISO collaborates closely with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) on all matters of electrotechnical standardization.
ISO 14001 provides a framework for environmental management regardless of an organization’s context, and without specifying how to implement its requirements.
ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organization: a) needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and b) aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. All the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are generic and are intended to be applicable to any organization, regardless of its type or size, or the products and services it provides.
ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system.
Designed for any type of organization, regardless of its activity or sector, it can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved.
Oeko-Tex is a registered trade mark, representing the product labels and company certifications issued and other services provided by the International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile and Leather Ecology (which also calls itself Oeko-Tex for short). Oeko-Tex labels and certificates confirm the human-ecological safety of textile products and leather articles from all stages of production (raw materials and fibres, yarns, fabrics, ready-to-use end products) along the textile value chain. Some also attest to socially and environmentally sound conditions in production facilities.
CertiPUR® is a voluntary testing, analysis and certification programme for the environmental, health and safety properties of polyurethane foam used in bedding and upholstered furniture applications. It specifies substances that may not be used in the production of polyurethane foams and sets stringent maximum limits for some components.Foams that conform to CertiPUR® are notably certified to be made without: a)heavy metals, e.g. mercury, lead or cadmium b)dyes that are carcinogenic or allergenic as described by EU legislation c)phthalate plasticisers d)substances that cause cancer or may cause heritable genetic damage.They are also certified for low levels of VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions.The Recticel Flexible Foams operations in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, Sweden and Norway are all CertiPUR® certified, and the foams they offer for bedding and upholstered furniture comply with CertiPUR® specifications. These foams are tested in independent laboratories and control tests are performed every year during the label’s validity period.
OYTI products are manufactured to rigid standarts of quality. These instructions depend on reliable inspections and is published in good faith and believed to be correct. However ,no liability can be accepted for the information provided in this leaflet and through our technical service in general. OYTI reserves the right to alter product specifications without prior notice.OYTITHERM 1140.1 is designed for use in the mattress manufacturing, foam processing and upholstery industry. It can also be used as a Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) for the manufacture of labels and tapes. OYTITHERM 1140.1 is a hot mell adhesive based on a thermoplastic elastomer thas has a low working viscosity. Its distinguished features are excellent initial and final strength as well as high peel forces. The bonding is permanent sticky, flexible and moistury, heat and cold resistant.
SATRA is an independent research and testing organisation established in the UK in 1919. It has technical facilities in Europe and China serving customers throughout the world. As well as testing products and components to European and international standards across a wide range of industry sectors, SATRA develops, manufactures and sells test equipment.SATRA is an Approved Body in the UK and a Notified Body in the EU for various UK / European directives and regulations including personal protection equipment (PPE), which is one of SATRA’s largest sector operations. SATRA has its own chemicals analysis laboratory for testing restricted substances in accordance with UK and European REACH, and US chemicals regulations for which it is CPSC-accredited.SATRA is considered a leading technical authority for footwear and leather. Companies from these industries can become members of SATRA to gain exclusive access to SATRA test methods, accreditation, consultancy, research facilities, technical training and factory production management systems. A number of SATRA systems are recognised in the supply chain as setting industry standards for quality and production efficiency.