Pulp Sourcing Certification

APR obtained PEFC Chain of Custody certification. PEFC Chain of Custody certification provides independent verified assurance that the certified forest-based material contained in a product originates from sustainably managed forests.


Product Certification

The Seedling® logo is the quality mark for products and packaging, which are certified as industrially compostable according to the European standard EN 13432.

The recognised DIN-Geprüft mark is proof that our product bearing this mark meet stringent safety and quality standards. Awarding the DIN-Geprüft mark indicates that a product is of a high standard and complies with DIN, DIN EN or DIN EN ISO standards.

Biodegradability in soil offers positive benefits for viscose and the environment, as the VSF fibers can break down naturally in soil after being used. The OK biodegradable SOIL label guarantees that a product will completely biodegrade in the soil without adversely affecting the environment.

OK biodegradable WATER guarantee can decompose in a natural freshwater environment and substantially reduce waste in water environments.

OEKO-TEX standard 100, Annex 6, Product class I certification was awarded to APR. All Viscose staple fibre produces by APR is suitable for use in the manufacturing of products fit for babies.


APR received confirmation from the USDA that the Viscose staple fibre produced is made 100% from cellulose and is certified as 100% biobased.


Management System Certification

APR received – ISO certifications for 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Enviromental Management System, and OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health & Safety Management System.

APR obtained STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification.

STeP by OEKO-TEX® is an independent certification system for brands, retailers and manufacturers from the textile and leather industry. Certification is suitable for production facilities at all processing stages who want to communicate their environmental measures externally in a credible and transparent way.


APR now offers the MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® label, providing an added layer of assurance, transparency and product confidence our customers expect.

The MADE IN GREEN label verifies that an article has been tested for harmful substances and certified to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®️ It also guarantees that the fibre has been manufactured using sustainable processes under environmentally friendly and socially responsible working conditions, certified to STeP by OEKO-TEX®️ Our unique MADE IN GREEN ID when included on the hangtags of garments can be traced back to our mill where the viscose fibre was manufactured.