EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
COTTON EGYPT ASSOCIATION (CEA)
The exclusive agreement with Bureau Veritas and the CEA brings global scale and reach to the scheme thanks to Bureau Veritas' leadership position within the retail / consumer goods marketplace with test labs and auditors worldwide.
What is the Egyptian Cotton Gold Seal Logo?
The Egyptian Cotton Gold Seal Logo is a mark that helps restore faith as to the authenticity of products bearing the claim, Egyptian Cotton. It demonstrates that the CEA has certified that the product is true Egyptian Cotton by conforming to the requirements in the Factory Audits and Testing Services and is ready for retail.
The exclusive agreement with Bureau Veritas brings global scale and reach to the scheme thanks to Bureau Veritas' leadership position within the retail / consumer goods marketplace with test labs and auditors worldwide.
Bureau Veritas provides the following services:
DNA Based Testing - Exclusive agreement allowing Bureau Veritas to use the extraction of DNA from cotton fibre, cotton fabric and cotton products, using PCR techniques which enable the identification of the species of cotton utilised in the cotton material.
Factory/Facility Audits - Audits of the production capability and performance of a factory against Bureau Veritas' Fibre Traceability Facility Assessment methodology. A corrective action plan is set up to help facilities who do not achieve an acceptable score within the Material Traceability Audit.
Retail Surveillance - Quarterly audits at retailers, based on a list agreed to by the CEA, to check product information against the database to confirm the traceability records in place.
Information Management - Bureau Veritas will optimise its industry leading BV OneSource web based supply chain quality management platform to manage test reports, audit reports, corrective action plans and the traceability "database" functionality for CEA and its member companies.
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