November 13, 2014
The WoolSafe Organisation has announced the first WoolSafe Approved product to pass the stringent EGTS 1502 environmental standard: n-Kapper from Carpet Cleaner Industries CCI GmbH.
The new standard aims to satisfy demand for carpet care products that are both effective and safe for the environment, with WoolSafe teaming up with Enco Global Testing Services (EGTS) to test the effectiveness and the environmental impact of products, respectively.
Already WoolSafe Approved, n-Kapper was able to be immediately tested to EGTS 1502 standard, making it the first cleaning product to do so. Products not formulated for wool carpets can be submitted for CleanSeal Approval. This new testing protocol and performance standard for cleaning products sets out all the important requirements that cleaning agents for synthetic carpets and furnishing fabrics must meet prior to submission for environmental testing by EGTS.
"As the first product to achieve the EGTS 1520 environmental standard, n-Kapper represents the start of a new era in high performance and ecologically focussed carpet cleaning products," comments Paul Bakker, Chairman, The WoolSafe Organisation. "Both test houses being leading global organisations, our reach promises that carpet manufacturers and retailers will soon have a wide range of eco-friendly carpet care products they can recommend for use on any carpet and in every continent."
n-Kapper is an encapsulation cleaner to be used on its own; or as part of the low moisture Carpet Cleaner System that has achieved international recognition.