Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals, an
EU regulation. REACH compliant means that the product complies with EU
Responsible Down Standard (RDS)
A voluntary industry standard for animal welfare in the harvesting of down. VAUDE uses 100% RDS-certified down in all down products.
Responsible Wool Standard (RWS)
A voluntary industry standard for animal welfare in the production of wool.
Abbreviation for Regierungspräsidium (regional council): state intermediate safety authority that mediates between ministries and district offices, cities and communities.
Abbreviation for Restricted Substances List, a VAUDE list of substances
whose use is strictly regulated or banned altogether because of their