UK textile chemical supplier Avocet has received Oeko-Tex ‘active chemical product’ approval for its range of ‘Cetaflam PDP’ polyester flame retardants, which means they can now be used for all classes of Oekotex certified textiles for clothing (I-IV). The move comes shortly after the chemical formulator gained ‘Authorized Economic Operator’ (AEO) status, which is an EU initiative to implement global terms and standards concerning risk management within the supply chain and customs processes. Oeko-Tex has approved the ‘Cetaflam PDP and PDP 30 per cent pad applicable flame retardants for polyester from Avocet Dye & Chemical on its “active chemical product” list which means they can be used on all Classes (I-IV) of Oekotex certified textiles.