ZDHC Foundation releases CMS Framework

May 26th, 2020

The ZDHC Foundation has released the ZDHC CMS Framework. A chemical management system (CMS) is paramount to worker safety and reduces environmental impact in the community and the broader environment. The ZDHC CMS Framework provides the textile, apparel and footwear industries with a united base to work from, that can be incorporated in a wider […]

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ZDHC offers online submissions platform

February 21st, 2020

An online platform has been launched to enable industry and members of the public to contribute to the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero initiative to replace hazardous chemicals in textiles and clothing production. The ZDHC MRSL Submission Platform, now available for use, follows the recent launch the ZDHC MRSL V2.0, the second version of its Manufacturing […]

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ZDHC restricted substances list

February 4th, 2020

The ZDHC Roadmap to Zero initiative has released the second version of its Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL). The MRSL provides details of chemical substances banned from intentional use in facilities processing textile materials, leather, rubber, foam, adhesives and trim parts in textiles, apparel and footwear. ‍Many problematic chemical substances have been added to the […]

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Hohenstein joins ZDHC Programme

January 25th, 2019

The Hohenstein Institute is joining the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme to support its vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in textile, apparel and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers and the environment. Hohenstein commits to working collaboratively on this goal and towards the milestones set in the Programme’s […]

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October 11th, 2018

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® has been recognized as a LEVEL 3 ZDHC MRSL Conformance Indicator for the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme. The ZDHC organization’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL) is implemented in connection with the ZDHC Gateway—Chemical Module. ZDHC MRSL Conformance LEVEL 3, the highest level in the current program, indicates that ECO […]

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ZDHC publishes electronic MRSL list

June 12th, 2018

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals’ (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme has released an electronic version of the ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL)—the ZDHC e-MRSL. The tool supports the global textile, apparel, leather and footwear industries by improving the use of chemicals in the value chain in an interactive way. The digital format is […]

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