A quality label is only a reliable one when being trustworthy.
Only when a product fulfills the criteria of eco-INSTITUT-Label it can be marked with the quality label of eco-INSTITUT.
Each certificate is awarded with an individual certificate ID and listed with its validity date in the database “Certified products“: so it is transparent for every one whether a product is realy tested and certified by eco-INSTITUT.
However it happens eco-INSTITUT-Label is misused.
Whenever this happens consumers and companies are misled: that is why eco-INSTITUT takes actions against the illegal use of its label.
Overview misused certificates
Here you find an overview on products not being labelled with eco-INSTITUT-Label or products being promoted with eco-INSTITUT-Label even though they are not bearing the label anymore.
Certificates regularly expried you find with their certifcate ID in our database “Certified products”.
Netease Yanxuan | China
Chinese company Netease’s brand and online retailer Yanxuan sells products bearing the eco-INSTITUT label. However, Yanxuan Netease is not a contracting party and signatory of the eco-INSTITUT label. The eco-INSTITUT has not tested Yanxuan mattresses.
Label holder of the eco-INSTITUT certification used by Netease Yanxuan is the Thai company Latex Systems Co., Ltd. The certificate of Latex Systems is valid.
The Zenna Latex Mattresses, Australia
Australian dealer Zenna Latex Mattresses promotes a certification of latex foam of company Latexco being not valid anymore. The Zenna Mattresses though is not contractor and label holder of eco-INSTITUT-Label. The promotion is prohibited.
Note: company Latexco owns a valid certificate.
Brentwood Home, USA
Online dealer Brentwood Home promotes a latex being tested and certified by eco-INSTITUT. According to a statement by the dealer a LIEN’A latex is used. Brentwood Home though is not a contract partner of eco-INSTITUT. eco-INSTITUT did not test mattresses by Brentwood Home.
Organique Sleep, USA
On its website Organique Sleep promotes an eco-INSTITUT-Label without certification number. According to a statement the supplier is certified with the eco-INSTITUT-Label. However, there are no given details who the supplier is.
eco-INSTITUT did not test mattresses by Organique Sleep.
Goodream Bedding LLC Storefront via Amazon
Goodream sells mattresses and pillows via online dealer Amazon. There a LIEN’A certificate is promoted. Products by company Goodream Bedding LLC Storefront were not tested by eco-INSTITUT and did not receive the certificate of eco-INSTITUT.
National Mattress, Canada
Online dealer National Mattress promotes a certificate of company Richard Pieris. Products of company National Mattress were not tested by eco-INSTITUT and did not receive certificate of eco-INSTITUT.
Mon Matelas Naturel, France
French Online mattresses shop Mon Matelas Naturel promotes eco-INSTITUT-Label. Products of company Mon Matelas Naturel were not tested by eco-INTITUT and did not receive certificate of eco-INSTITUT.