BIFMA

Emissions certification for (office) furniture The Engineering Committee of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA), having been founded in 1973, developed following the guidelines of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) the ANSI/BIFMA Safety and Performance Standards für office furniture. Standards such as ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2017(General Purpose Office Chairs), X5.5-2014 (Desk and...

Blue Angel

Blauer Engel eco-INSTITUT Bleu Angel Prüfinstitut
Label for environment and climate friendly products and services The Blue Angel is the first and most well-known quality label of the world. For 40 years it labels products being particularily environmentally and climatically friendly: up till today more than 12.000 times the Blue Angel mark has been awarded...

DGM

Emissions label for furniture In cooperation with leading testing bodies like TÜV Rheinland, eco-INSTITUT Cologne, German Federal Environmental Agency (Umweltbundesamt – UBA) and DIN Consumer Council the German Quality Assurance Association (Deutsche Gütegemeinschaft Möbel – DGM) has developed emissions classifications for furniture and out of these the first global...

EU Ecolabel

European environmental mark The EU ecolabel, the so-called “Flower”, came into existence in 1992. In 1993 the first criteria catalogues for 2 product types were developed, by now there are around 40 criteria catalogues, mostly for products of the everyday. And constantly they are accruing. The official EU mark for environmentally-friendly...

Golden M

Label for furniture Golden M is the quality mark of the German Furniture Quality Assurance Association (Deutsche Gütegemeinschaft Möbel – DGM) which is part of the German Quality Assurance Association RAL. The test basis for the Golden M is the quality assurance RAL-GZ 430 (General Quality and Test Specifications...

level®

Sustainability certification for furniture In 2006 the first concensus-oriented US sustainabilty standard for furniture was developed. On the basis of ANSI requirements on furniture more than 100 parties contributed to its developement, today the certification is awarded already in following version e3-2019 Furniture Sustainbility Standard. It is wawrded in...

M1

Finnish emissions label for construction products and furniture The Finnish emission label for building products and furniture is one of the leading quality labels in the Scandinavian region. In 1995, the Finnish Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (FiSIAQ) developed the first version of the label and awarded...

OekoControl mark

Label solid timber furniture and mattresses OekoControl mark is rewarded by the the . The aim of the affiliate of the is to provide, with the engagement of as many manufacturers as possible,  a reliable and transparent test system and quality mark to its customers in the industry of...

Proposition 65

California Information Disclosure Act requires companies to provide a clear and adequate warning before knowingly and intentionally exposing consumers in California (USA) to certain chemicals known to be carcinogenic or toxic to reproduction. Companies exporting their products to California should therefore be aware of the composition and potential exposure...

SCS Indoor Advantage™ & SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold

US certification programmes for furniture and construction products The SCS certification programmes SCS Indoor Advantage™  – Furniture, SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold -Furniture and SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold – Building Materials enable manufacturers of furniture, furnishings and construction products to demonstrate the conformity of their products with the requirements for low-emission...

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