Traceable Down Standard / Global Traceable Down Standard (TDS)

Traceable Down Standard, sometimes known as Global Traceable Down Standard is an animal welfare standard developed by independent certification organization NSF International, available to companies that use duck or goose down in their products. It encompasses animal welfare, including the unacceptable practices of force feeding live plucking, and molt harvesting along with traceability, from parent from to factory, to ensure the compliant down and feather material can be documented as the material used in finished certified goods