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 products being used in US-based but globally applied building classification programmes such as LEED.

The tests are performed in conformance with the US recognised sustainability and environmental claims standards such as the CA specification 01350 and ANSI/BIFMA M1.1 and X7.

Products bearing a SCS certification are listed in the Certified Green Products Guide.

About SCS Global Services

SCS Global Services one of the oldest, independent providers for environmental and sustainability certifications, auditing, testing, and standards development in the US.

Its programmes span a wide cross-section of industries, recognizing achievements in green building, product manufacturing, food and agriculture, forestry, retail, and more.

SCS is accredited to provide services under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification programs.

SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting its commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.

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For SCS certification programmes Indoor Air AdvantageTM & Indoor Air AdvantageTM Gold the following products can be tested by eco-INSTITUT*:
  • Construction products
  • (Office) furniture

**Please note: these SCS certifications are not awarded by eco-INSTITUT itself. eco-INSTITUT is SCS cooperation partner for VOC emissions testing and authorised to perform the respective tests for its partner’s programmes.

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