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The focus is on traceability and transparency in the production chain. With the Content Claim Standard, companies can prove the amount of a certain material in the final product.
The Textile Exchange is the non-profit organisation behind the label. It aims to make the textile manufacturing supply chain more sustainable.
The label only makes statements about traceability. Therefore, it cannot be compared with standards whose concern is the protection of the environment or the improvement of working conditions.

Which lifecycle phases are covered by the standard?

Raw materials extraction and production

Cultivation of natural fibers (e.g. cotton) and production of synthetic fibers (e.g. polyester)


The production and further processing of yarns and fabrics into a finished garment involves many sub-steps (e.g. spinning, weaving and knitting, sewing, tailoring and finishing)

Transportation / distribution

The transport route from one production stage to the next as well as to the end consumer

Products use and consumption

Usage through the owner


Proper disposal of textiles or return of materials to the cycle (recycling)