Lucky Fibres receives 'Confidence in Textiles' tag
25 Feb '11
3 min read
Lucky Fibres Plc, makers of Nobel premium brand of carpets and rugs, has been awarded the 2011 Oeko-TexR Standard 100 certification from the Institute of the International Association for, Research and Testing in the Field of Textile Ecology, Zurich , Switzerland .
The Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification otherwise tagged 'Confidence in Textiles' certified that all Lucky Fibres products have been tested and certified safe and devoid of harmful substance that may be harmful to the consumers.
It gives Lucky Fibres the legal right to use the Oeko-TexR mark on its products.
According to the General Manager, Lucky Fibres Plc, Mr Vinay Dhanuka, the Oeko-Tex Certification is not only a recognised benchmark for the consumers but also serves as an additional quality assurance tool for Lucky Fibres.
'The certification is issued to the company by the Swiss Testing Institute based on test report ZHCO 072071.1 after a thorough test and inspection of Tufted carpets and rugs made of polypropylene or polyamide yarn, dyed or printed, including accessories(PP primary and secondary backing PABCF yarn)," he added.
Mr. Dhanuka explained that the certification confirmed the safety of Nobel brands of carpets and rugs to the skin of the end users having been tested and certified to be devoid of any harmful substance that could cause harm to the skin of the consumers.
He stressed further that the certification is an established safety standard throughout the textile manufacturing chain worldwide and enables checks to be made for any harmful substances at every stage in the production process.
The certificate issued on January 7, 2011 and duly signed by the CEO, Sergie Rolles and the COO, Dr. Jean Pierre Hang, stated inter alia that Lucky Fibres was granted the Oeko-TexR Standard 100 certification because the result of the inspection showed the above mention goods (Nobel Premium brand of Carpets and Rugs) meet the human ecological requirements of the standard presently established.
Meanwhile, Mr Dhanuka, has restated the commitment of Lucky Fibres Plc to adhere to the best standards and continue to ensure that its premium brands of Nobel Carpets and Rugs are always of the high quality of international standards they are known for over the time.
He assured consumers that the company will not relent in its efforts at ensuring that the consumers are always satisfied by offering them quality products at affordable prices all the time.
It would be recalled that Lucky Fibres had received the ISO-14001 certification for environment management system demonstrating its commitment to the environment it operates in.
All products are Nigeria Industrial Standards ( NIS ) certified making it the first carpet manufacturer in the country to receive the certification.