DuPont Advanced Printing announced recently that they have received Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex® certification from the Hohenstein Institute in Germany. The new certifications expand across the robust DuPont™ Artistri® textiles digital inks and pretreatments portfolio for both roll-to-roll and direct-to-garment textiles printing applications and specifically apply to pre-treatments, acid, reactive, disperse, pigment and dye sublimation inks.

Artistri® inks deliver brilliant colours with outstanding print reliability, and excellent fastness properties. Combining DuPont proprietary dispersions, polymers and ink formulations, Artistri® ink jet inks offer an advanced textiles digital inks portfolio for customers worldwide. From the brightest and richest colours to custom formulations, Artistri® provides colour consistency across product runs and over time.

“DuPont™ Artistri® ink jet inks are developed not only to deliver brilliant colours and efficient, reliable processing but also with safety in mind. We are very pleased to announce these certifications which demonstrate our commitment to the health and safety of the textile industry,” said Eric Beyeler, Global Marketing Manager – Digital Printing, DuPont Advanced Printing. “The Eco Passport certificates can help give our customers an extra measure of confidence in using our products,” he said.

Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex® is a leading independent testing and certification system for textile chemical suppliers to demonstrate their products can be used in a sustainable textile production and safe products. “DuPont’s commitment to greener chemistry provides downstream manufacturers and brands even more choice when certifying products and processes within the Oeko-Tex® system, complying with worldwide regulations and helping customers make safe and sustainable products,” said Ben Mead, Managing Director, Hohenstein Institute America.