The main ECO LABEL criteria for shoes are grouped under the following headings:
The criteria for raw hides and leathers designed for use in the final product are subject to specified restrictions. Only raw hides and skins obtained from animals raised for milk or meat production are allowed to be used in the production of leather designed for use in the final product. The manufacturer must obtain a declaration of conformity from the leather manufacturer or supplier. In this declaration, it should be stated that verification checks for conformity to the raw materials used are carried out and that the raw hides and skins to be used in the final product are obtained from animals raised for milk or meat production.
Raw hides and skins originating from extinct, endangered, vulnerable and endangered species should not be used in the final product. The manufacturer must also obtain a declaration of conformity in this regard.
Certain restrictions also apply to the cotton content used in shoe uppers or shoe outsoles. Cotton and other natural cellulosic seed fibers that are not recycled fibers should contain a minimum amount of organic cotton or integrated pest management cotton. Organic cotton content may include organically grown cotton and transitional organic cotton.
Likewise, the wood or cork content used in shoe uppers or shoe outer soles are also subject to certain restrictions.
Meanwhile, the tanning processes of raw hides and leathers that are planned to be used in the final product are subject to water consumption limitation.
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