Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) awarded OEKO-TEX® certification for Standard 100
Jakarta, 16 May 2019 – Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) proudly announced that our products have been awarded the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification, product class I, confirming our viscose is free from any harmful substances and are safe for contact for babies and small children, while complying with the requirements of Annexes XVII and XIV of the European Chemicals Regulation REACH.
As part of the STANDARD 100 by OKEO-TEX ®independent certification process, laboratory tests confirmed that our product meets strict limit values, including the Annex 6 expanded criteria catalog. This certification is an important step for APR to customers demonstrating that our products meet rigorous human ecological requirements.
Deputy Business Head for APR, Ben Poon Wai Yip said, “This achievement is a step in the right direction. APR will continuously thrive for higher certification with our commitment to deliver the best quality to our customers, while maintaining our commitment to best-in-class sustainability performance.”
APR is committed to be a world-class responsible and efficient viscose rayon producer, creating value for the Community, Country, Climate, Customer, and Company.
About Asia Pacific Rayon:
APR, the first integrated viscose-rayon manufacturer in Asia, commenced operations earlier this year and has a production capacity of 240,000 tonnes a year. Located in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau province, APR’s wood fibre comes from sustainably-managed plantations that are traceable along the entire value chain from nursery to viscose-rayon.
APR is committed to become a leading viscose-rayon producer that is sustainable, transparent, operationally efficient, serves the community’s and country’s interests and provides value to customers.
APR team visits the 16th Indonesia International Textile and Garment Machinery & Accessories Exhibition
In preparation for APR’s official launch and start of its operations, APR team attended the Indonesia Intertex to understand more about the industry and customers’ needs.