All down used in 66°North products is from our long-term partner in Germany which holds certificates for Responsible Down Standards, Downpass and The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100.
Responsible Down Standard ensures that down and feathers come from ducks and geese that have been treated well. This means enabling them to live healthy lives, express innate behaviours, and not suffer from pain, fear or distress. The standard also follows the chain of custody from farm to product, so consumers can be confident that the down and feathers in the products they choose are truly RDS.
Products with the Downpass label stand for high quality and the assurance that the down and feathers used as the filling material were ethically harvested and come from a strictly controlled and traceable supply chain.
The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is an independent testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production. Examples for items eligible for certification: Raw and dyed/finished yarns, raw and dyed/finished fabrics and knits, ready-made articles (all types of clothing, domestic and household textiles, bed linen, terry cloth items, textile toys and more).