LEVERKUSEN, Germany—Some Covestro TPU films—those designed to make clothing breathable, waterproof and tearproof when combined with other materials—have gained the 100 certification from Oeko-Tex.
The films have a product class 1 rating, meaning they are safe and suitable to use items that come in contact with skin. The company said that the TPU films safe for children as well as adults.
Oeko-Tex's 100 standard is globally recognized, according to Covestro.
"Test criteria and limit values often go well beyond national and international requirements," Covestro said in statemet. "That is why the certification guarantees high and effective product safety."