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This section provides for news of the GOTS program, answers to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and downloads of all public documents of the International Working Group.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Last Updated: Thursday, 04 July 2019 12:38

Most requests received refer to certification procedures and criteria for operations and products as well as to requirements for labelling and the use of the GOTS logo. This sections provides for answers to the frequently asked questions.

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Security Advice Adverts

Last Updated: Saturday, 21 July 2018 14:47

105x148 GOTS SecAdvise Consumers engl Not all violations of the GOTS Licensing and Labelling conditions are intentional. Some are just caused by lack of knowledge. In addition consumers need to be informed how a correct GOTS label must look like. For this purpose we designed two  adverts with Security Advices for retailers and consumers. The ads are offered as "Free-ads" for magazines and newspapers that have free space and want to support GOTS.

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Security Advice Adverts for Consumers:

Security Advice Adverts for Retailers:

Further formats can be requested by e-mail

The Security Advice Notes are also available for download in German.


Last Updated: Tuesday, 09 July 2019 15:17

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Last Updated: Saturday, 28 December 2019 05:02

This section contains all documents as released by the Global Organic Textile Standard International Working Group that are publically available.

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GOTS Position Paper - GM Cotton

Last Updated: Monday, 01 July 2019 14:47


GOTS Position Paper GM Cotton

GOTS Position Paper (updated July 2019) is available for download here.