What is bluesign®?
The bluesign® system focuses on resources, people and the environment. With its holistic approach based on Input Stream Management, the bluesign® system reduces the impact on people and on the environment, ensures responsible use of resources and guarantees the highest level of consumer safety. The systemic Input Stream Management ensures that approved chemical products and raw materials are provided and used throughout the entire value chain. They comply with strict limits regarding their ecological and toxicological properties and risks. Consequently applied, this leads to the responsible use of resources and eliminates substances posing risks to people and the environment from the very beginning.
Although the bluesign. system provides a broad range of criteria for production sites and companies in general: companies or production sites can not themselves be certified.
Certificates are provided for products and articles in the supply chain such as chemical products, fibers, yarns, fabrics, accessories, etc.
Consumer products are not certified. If they meet the bluesign. criteria, they can be labeled based on self declaration.