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Blog What is OEKO-TEX?

What is OEKO-TEX?

Close-up of the Rest product tag on the Evercool Cooling Comforter

Why Choosing OEKO-TEX® Certified Bedding Is Crucial for Your Health and the Environment?

In our fast-paced world of inconspicuous consumption, we recognize the impact our products have on your health and the environment. At Rest, we're committed to helping people get better sleep, prioritizing not only the quality of sleep but also the ecological and health impact of our products.

This commitment is exemplified through our adherence to OEKO-TEX® standards. The OEKO-TEX® certification is essential in ensuring transparency, safety and sustainability of textile products. Rest is proud to be OEKO-TEX® certified for our most popular Evercool® Cooling Comforter to those who prioritize sustainability and superior comfort.

Certifications like OEKO-TEX® help consumers identify the products they bring into their homes are compliant with global initiatives. If you're in the market for textiles, particularly bedding and comforters, understanding what OEKO-TEX® certification means can help you purchase with confidence.

What is OEKO-TEX Certification?

OEKO-TEX® is a globally recognized, independent certification system that assesses textiles at every stage of the production process. This certification is crucial for ensuring that all components of a textile product, down to the smallest thread, are free from substances harmful to both human health and the environment. The rigorous testing protocols include checks for heavy metals, carcinogenic colorants, and allergenic dyes, ensuring that certified products like our best cooling comforter meet the highest standards of safety.

OEKO-TEX®: Comprehensive Certification Process

The OEKO-TEX® certification process is both stringent and comprehensive, conducted by independent laboratories that specialize in textile testing. Products are scrutinized for harmful substances such as formaldehyde, nickel, and phthalates. Additionally, factors like color fastness and pH balance are evaluated to ensure that each product not only is safe but also of high quality and durability.

This meticulous process makes OEKO-TEX® certified products, including our cooling bed sheets and comforters, among the safest and most environmentally friendly on the market.

Against the backdrop of a macro shot of the Evercool fabric is: Rest Proprietary textile, Evercool, OEKO-TEX certified

Significance for Human Health and Environmental Impact

Choosing OEKO-TEX® certified products like Rest Evercool® Cooling Comforter provides significant benefits. For individuals, particularly those dealing with allergies or skin sensitivities, these products offer a safer, more comfortable sleep environment.

Environmentally, OEKO-TEX® certification promotes sustainable manufacturing processes by minimizing the ecological footprint of textile production. OEKO-TEX® encourages the use of environmentally friendly materials and practices, playing a vital role in reducing pollution and waste.

Does Rest Evercool® Cooling Comforter Work?

Our Evercool® Cooling Comforter, celebrated in countless Rest comforter reviews, embodies our commitment to quality and sustainability. As a cooling comforter specifically designed for hot sleepers and those experiencing discomfort such as night sweats or menopausal hot flashes, it offers both comfort and peace of mind.

  1. Safety Assured: Every component is free from harmful chemicals, ensuring your sleep environment is safe.
  2. Sustainable Choice: By choosing our products, you support sustainable textile practices that benefit the environment.
  3. Enhanced Comfort: Known as the best cooling comforter for hot sleepers, Rest's proprietary textile, Evercool®, provides an unmatched sleep experience by regulating temperature and enhancing comfort.
three Evercool Cooling comforter in various colours stacked in front of a mountainscape

Opting for OEKO-TEX® certified products such as Evercool® Cooling Comforter is more than a choice—it's a commitment to your health, comfort, and the planet's well-being. In a world where transparency and sustainability are increasingly valued, OEKO-TEX® certification stands as a testament to quality and responsibility. Make the choice that aligns with a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle—choose Rest's certified bedding for your home and rest easy.


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