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The Finnish M1 certification


  • Dr. Arja Valtanen  (M1 certification body RTS, Finland)
  • Daniel Tigges (eco-INSTITUT)

Goal of the seminar:

  • direct and quick information transfer from experts
  • get-together of all process actors
  • interaction between speakers and participants
  • net working

Date & time: 24th August 2021; 1 pm –  1.45 pm

Plattform: ZOOM

Presenter: Daniel Tigges & Dr. Arja Valtanen

Language: Englisch

Fee: Free of charge


The Finnish M1 certification plays an important role in the European market of emission labels for construction products and furniture. The test basis for the quality label is a 28-day emission test (incl. ammonia, formaldehyde and carcinogenic substances) and an odour test.

Within the framework of our web seminar series Competence Meets Cooperation, we like to present to our customers more in-depth information about the label.


Welcome and short introduction of eco-INSTITUT | Daniel Tigges | eco-INSTITUT Germany GmbH

Key lecture: M1 certification | Introduction of the M1 label | Content, aims and processes of the M1 emissions label | Dr. Arja Valtanen | M1 certification body RTS, Finland

An insight into the emissions laboratory | How are emissions test for the M1 certification perfomed | Daniel Tigges | eco-INSTITUT Germany GmbH

Questions and answers

CV of speaker



About the “Competence meets Cooperation” online seminar series

Since 2020, the eco-INSTITUT host the online seminar series”Competence meets Cooperation” with various experts from different sectors, certification and testing organisations.

The focus of the seminar series is on certifications and requirements for indoor products in the international and European context: Our aim is to bring together a “multi-expert panel” for you within the allotted three-quarters of an hour to discuss questions on the respective topic from the perspectives and experiences of all stakeholders.

In addition to short impulse lectures, talks and discussions with participants from the industries of construction products, furniture, building planning and architecture via chat or video function are planned in particular. Participation in one or more seminars is free of charge.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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