Textiles 101: Certifications
At Perennials we take great care in making fabrics and rugs that are not only soft-to-the-touch, beautiful, and durable – but also meet health and safety standards. These days there are hundreds of various certifications products can earn – from being “eco-friendly” to fire resistant. Perennials is consistently researching and implementing the newest innovations, allowing for new certifications year after year. Keep reading to learn about our current credentials!
STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is one of the world’s best-known labels for textiles tested for harmful substances. It stands for customer confidence and high product safety. With this label, we guarantee that Perennials products have been tested for harmful substances, thus being harmless for human health.
Reach stands for Really Exceptional and Awesome Cool Home (products), which Perennials excels at manufacturing.
Okay, that was a lie. Reach stands for Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals. It’s not as fun, but still important! Established by the European Chemicals Agency, REACH compliance means Perennials has communicated every chemical used throughout our supply chain. It allows for transparency in the industry and guarantees product safety in regards to chemical usage.
GREENGUARD Certification ensures that a product has met some of the world’s most rigorous and comprehensive standards for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air. The majority of everyday chemical exposure occurs through the air we breathe in our indoor environments. Good news! Being Greenguard Gold certified, Perennials fabrics and rugs help to reduce indoor air pollution and the risk of chemical exposure, while aiding in the creation of healthier indoor environments.
As a CFSI compliant company, Perennials proudly guarantees all products are manufactured free from conflict. The Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative certifies all 160+ global companies maintain honest and fair sourcing and operations.
Perennials always aims to provide products with integrity and wellness in mind. We consistently research alternative means of operations in order to reduce waste, recycle ancillary product, and lessen our carbon footprint. Our business relies on clients enjoying the great outdoors. In order to foster this, we must ensure the great outdoors remain just that… great.