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Partner-in-Proof Stratum Reservoir, LLC

Applied DNA uses Isotech’s isotopic analysis assay to forensically determine cotton fiber and fabric origin.

The addition of isotopic analysis (IA) to the CertainT platform yields a continuity of data across the entirety of a natural fiber-based value chain, from source to finished goods. This data helps ensure adherence to social (avoidance of products made with forced or slave labor) and environmental practices (sustainable, organic) aligned with regulatory and consumer expectations.

“Stable isotope analysis is a powerful tool that we have historically used in the oil and gas industry. Through our collaboration with Applied DNA, we can now more broadly apply our proven technology and techniques to the textile industry. This both enhances Applied DNA’s CertainT platform with an additional layer of geographic provenance and delivers an unmatched solution to the marketplace.”

Steven Pelphrey, Director of Stratum Reservoir (Isotech), LLC.

“The use of IA complements our CertainT platform to deliver what we believe is a best-in-class, multi-layered approach to supply chain traceability and assurance across the entirety of natural fiber-based value chains. With CertainT, once origin is established, we deliver certainty that we believe is immutable and forensic from source-to-shelf. The power of DNA is now augmented with IA.”

MeiLin Wan, vice president of Textile Sales at Applied DNA

Stratum Reservoir is a leading provider of laboratory services and equipment designed to deliver scientific insights for customers around the world, including specializing in high-precision carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur-isotope analysis for a variety of industries. Learn more at