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What is OEKO-TEX Standard 100? Explained In Detail!

what is OEKO-TEX Standard 100

What is OEKO-TEX Standard 100?

In the process of looking for a mattress, you may come across a term that makes you question what is OEKO-TEX Standard 100.  For over twenty five years OEKO-TEX Standard 100 has provided testing and certification of textiles.  It serves as a consistent measure across national borders.  OEKO TEX Standard 100 is the certification that follows once a product meets certain criteria for safety.  The establishment of relevant safety criteria coupled with the development of effective testing has made OEKO-TEX Standard 100 accepted worldwide.  Learn more about what is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 and which mattresses available at Rest Right Mattress have this certification below.



Interested in knowing what is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 criteria?  A complete panel of elements is considered.  There are many elements that have been legally banned that are examined.  Plus, many harmful substances that pose a risk although they may not be banned at the time of testing.  Experts at the OEKO-TEX Association also assess requirements included in the European Chemicals Regulation and ECHA SVHC Candidates.  Lead levels are reviewed as required by the US CPSIA.  What is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 good for?  If a product is certified, it has exceeded international regulations for chemical and substance safety.  The product was rigorously tested and then the company which manufacturers the product is audited for responsible use.


Laboratory tests

If you want to know what is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 testing like, it depends on the product class.  Products are evaluated based on the amount of skin contact that is likely to take place.  There are four major classes for products.  The first class is focused on testing necessary for products that will come into contact with the skin of children and babies ages three and under.  The second product class tests items that will be worn close to skin.  Class three focuses on testing needed for articles that won’t necessarily touch the skin, rather be worn over a layer like coats.  Materials that will be used for décor or as a furnishing would be tested in accordance with limits for class four.  Requirements for each class are different and are stricter for items that will have more contact with the skin.



What is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification based on?  Laboratory testing is not the only requirement for certification.  Additionally, quality assurance measures within the operation of production must also be in place.  Specific declarations must be made a signed by the applicant to guarantee conformity.  When a product is certified, every part of the product must meet the standard requirements.  Threading and buttons for example, must also meet the same standards as the primary textile.  As you can tell, OEKO-TEX Standard 100 is a certification that is earned.  It is awarded only after a product and its company is held to a specific standard.



Rest Right Mattress knows what is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 and why it’s important.  That’s why we carry multiple products which have this certification.  Below are a few to check out.  Feel free to give us a call if you have any more questions or to get the best deal on one of these mattresses.  “We treat you like family” is not just a tagline; it’s the way we do business.

OEKO-TEX standard 100 natural latex mattressiAdjust Natural Latex

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The entire iAdjust Natural Mattress has been OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certified.  With multiple benefits of choosing a latex mattress, you won’t be disappointed!  This mattress is great for someone who wants to limit allergens and bacteria.  Latex mattresses last longer than memory foam and pillowtop mattress so it’s a great investment too!

OEKO-TEX standard 100 organic latex mattressiAdjust Organic Mattress

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Not only does this entire organic mattress have the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification, it also boasts a number of other certifications.  It has Eco-Institut Certification and badges from both the Forest Stewardship Council and TÜV Rheinland.  The iAdjust Organic Mattress is a very good choice for someone concerned for the environment.

Oeko-tex standard 100 Reverie ii_hybrid mattressReverie Dream Sup II Hybrid

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This hybrid mattress features one inch of OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certified Natural Graphite Infused Talalay in its top layer.  Other highlights include memory foam and foam springs for adjustable firmness.  It’s a twelve inch mattress that comes featuring a cashmere blend removable cover.

OEKO-TEX standard 100 Dream supreme I hybrid MattressReverie Dream Sup I Hybrid

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A half inch top layer of Talalay is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certified. This mattress also incorporates Feran Ice® into the cover.  You’ll sleep cool and dry with the comfort of memory foam and the convenience of adjustable support.

OEKO-TEX standard 100 Reverie II natural mattressRev Dream Sup II Natural

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You get a full three inches of OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certified Talalay in this mattress.  The natural latex make up of this mattress is buoyant and comes with multiple advantages.  It is hypoallergenic, breathable and among other things, mildew resistant.

OEKO-TEX standard 100 dream supreme I natural mattressRev Dream Sup I Natural

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The comfort layer of Talalay in this mattress is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certified.  All two and a half inches of these latex foam pieces have been tested and certified.  Just like the Dream Supreme II Natural, this mattress has all the benefits associated with a latex mattress.  Dust mite resistant, antimicrobial and heat resistant too!


Dream Hybrid II Mattress

Talalay on the Dream Hybrid II makes up a one inch layer called the comfort layer.  This tool for adjustable support is OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certified.  This ten inch mattress offers limited motion transfer, helping you sleep with fewer interruptions.


Dream Hybrid

If you are indecisive between memory foam and latex, the Dream Hybrid might be the way to go.  It’s half inch OEKO-TEX Certified Talalay sits atop a layer of memory foam to give you the best of both.  Available in soft or firm options, this mattress gives an added ability to customize the support using DreamCell® foam springs.


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