A person spends about 35% of his life by sleeping, the bedding sets, quilts or duvet covers, pillowcases, etc. you use every day while sleeping. Do you know how the sheets are produced and whether the materials used in their production are harmful to human health?

Chemicals used in traditional cotton production include silicone waxes, petroleum, heavy metals, flame retardants, ammonia and formaldehyde. Many of these have been associated with cancer, infertility, and brain and fetal damage. So how do you know if these products you use heavily are safe?

Rest assured if you are using products with European Flax ® , OEKO-TEX Standard 100® Class and GOTS® certificates, the EUROPEAN FLAX® label guarantees traceability at every step of production, from flaxseed to ready-made linens. Certified European Flax® fiber is produced only in Western Europe (France, Belgium or the Netherlands). European Flax is a registered trademark of the European Flax and Hemp Confederation.

The EUROPEAN FLAX® Regulation, signed by all Linen producers, secures local production that respects the environment and commits to zero irrigation, zero GMOs and zero waste. With these standards, scutching is 100% mechanical, meaning zero chemicals are used in the process. All work is done in accordance with the International Labor Organization (ILO). Continuing its founding mission that social justice is essential to universal and lasting peace, the ILO is committed to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and workers' rights.

European Flax certification;

  • Origin of flax fibers, traceability of the manufacturer, environmental sustainability,
  • That the production terms signed by each fiber manufacturer are met by the entire Western European fiber industry
  • All transactions and sales stages of the products can be monitored globally.
  • The products do not contain defoliants, low fertilizer and pesticide usage,
  • Linen and hemp production is done in natural areas,
  • The whole plant is used without creating waste,
  • Fiber removal (cleaning) is done 100% mechanically.

It guarantees.

Purchasing specialists can check the accuracy and validity of European Flax certificates from the annual updated list at / European Flax / Labeled Companies.

European Flax and Hemp Confederation: (The European Confederation of Flax and Hemp - CELC)

The European Flax and Hemp Confederation is the only European agro-industrial organization to combine all phases of production and non-hemp transformation. Founded in 1951, it is the privileged spokesperson for 10,000 European businesses in 14 countries, oversees flax hemp production from the factory stages to the finished product, collects statistical information, conducts and develops dialogues with public authorities. It carries out the awareness raising activities of the final consumer.


Filofibra supplies and services european flax certified yarns. You can contact us for detailed information.

Filofibra Pazarlama A.Ş.

FILOFIBRA Pazarlama A.Ş. has been providing service to Turkish Textile market in the sale of fiber, yarn and fabric in Istanbul since 1986.


  • Filofibra Pazarlama A.Ş
  • Levent Cad. Sülün Sok. No: 34 1. Levent, Istanbul

  • Tel : +90 212 283 3860/ 9 Hat

  • Fax : +90 212 283 3859
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Address Abroad

  • Filofibra SA
  • Riva Caccia 1 / A Central Park Bldg. 6900 Lugano / Switzerland
  • Tel - +41 91 985 78 11
  • Fax - +41 91 985 78 08 - 09 - 10
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