Purpose

Provide a Worldwide Association for the Down/Feather Industry, Down/Feather Trade and Testing Institutes for Down/Feather as filling material.

Goals

Provide safety to the consumers with clear, simple and easily understandable definitions.

Develope and promote International Standards for down/feather fillings. (IDFB Standards contain definitions and testing regulations.)

Annual re-assessment of approved Testing Institutes to guarantee the maintenance of International Standards.

Provide assurance: Annual check-up of the approved Testing Institutes. That guarantees worldwide the same testing methods.

Annual round robin assessment of independent testing institutes and other participating laboratories guarantee worldwide maintenance of international test and quality standards.