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What VeganOK?

Logo Animal Free FashionVeganOK is a certification for the definition of vegan products. For vegan products we mean those that do not use any type of material of animal origin.

Certification VeganOK in the textile sector it is still little used, but still used by various fashion brands. It is comparable to certifications Animal Free Fashion e PETA, but unlike these, VeganOK it is much more used in the food sector than in the textile sector.

To get certified VeganOK you can self-certify your products, or have them certified by the appropriate control bodies. Clearly the difference between these two certification methodologies is evident, and it is preferable to choose products certified by the competent control bodies who will be responsible for verifying the claims of the trademark requesting certification.

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Why should you choose VeganOK?

VeganOK it is a very common standard in Europe, but especially in Italy. The label is very clear and immediately gives an idea of ​​the product we are buying:

  • It does not contain substances of animal origin
  • It was not produced by exploiting animals
  • No tests of the product have been carried out on animals

It is not just a guarantor of vegan products, since VeganOK it is also a large Network, a real network dedicated to veganism: from the recipe blog to television, from trade fairs to the online dictionary. The reliability of VeganOK is guaranteed by over 20 years of experience.

VeganOK is synonymous with cruelty free

Cruelty Free means "without violence against animals", a really important choice for the future of our civilization. The time has come to say enough! Purchase certified products VeganOK it is a conscious choice and will make us better.

How to get certified VeganOK

Companies that want to get certified VeganOK and consequently have the possibility to label their products with the logo VeganOK, must first of all comply with the UNI EN ISO 14021 environmental product certification. This is the second fundamental condition for obtaining certification VeganOK.

The first condition is clearly that of do not use materials of animal origin: it is not possible to certify products that have even a minimal amount of materials of animal origin, nor products that are tested on animals, or that exploit animals in other ways.

As previously mentioned, it is possible to proceed with self-certification, but only in some cases, since it is usually necessary to carry out tests on the products to be certified. These tests are carried out by third parties on behalf of VeganOK.

Certification body

Several bodies are responsible for awarding the certification VeganOK to companies and products to be marketed. However, the first step is to contact the brand VeganOK, it will be they, based on the type of request, who direct the company to the right certifying body:

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Who can get certified VeganOK?

SMEs and large companies, sector professionals, shops and restaurants, as long as, in addition to comply with brand standards VeganOK, fall into one of these categories:

  • Beauty
  • Detergents
  • scents
  • Restaurants
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  • Food
  • Drinking
  • Supplements
  • Restaurants sectors
  • Furnitures
  • Objects
  • Leatherwear

How much does the certification cost VeganOK?

One of the great advantages of certification VeganOK is the affordable cost. The aim of rapidly spreading this certification has made it possible to develop a modular certification model: the larger the company, the higher the cost to obtain the label. VeganOK.

As a result, small businesses will have sustainable costs.

Disciplinary VeganOK

On VeganOK there are self-certification forms, which are signed by the company requesting the certificazione VeganOK. These disciplinary models, which include a series of rules, are available in different variations depending on the type of company:

  1. Standard Disciplinary
  2. Catering regulations
  3. Disciplinary Publishing / Art
  4. Disciplining Professions

To download the specifications VeganOK and apply for certification for your business click here.

Leatherwear VeganOK

Certified clothing VeganOK is made alternative fabrics to those of animal origin. In addition to renouncing the use of materials such as leather, furs, feathers, silk, and wool, fashion companies must comply with the UNI EN ISO 14021 standard.

This legislation is an environmental product self-certification, not comparable to textile certifications, which are more restrictive in terms of environmental impact, but in any case it assumes that i the materials used have a low environmental impact.

When a product has the label VeganOK we are certain to buy vegan clothing.

Shoes VeganOK

Certified shoes VeganOK they are more commercialized than certified clothing VeganOK. Surely because the request for vegan shoes it is greater than other fashion products.

But .. you are looking for certified products VeganOK?

A showcase where you can find Sustainable, ethical and cruelty free fashion brands guaranteed by the supervision of our association:

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Certified Companies VeganOK

Today we count further 1000 certified companies VeganOK, but among these only 7 concern textiles. The others are mostly food and cosmetic companies.

We are confident that this number will increase over the next few years as the demand for vegan clothing is increasing rapidly. To see all certified fashion brands VeganOK click here.

VeganOK for Companies

Are you a producer? You want to get certified VeganOK and apply the logo VeganOK on your products? Then you need to contact first VeganOK.

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