FEMB standard on sustainable office furniture was published


The FEMB Sustainability standard (2014) will used for a third-party sustainability certification called “level®” from mid/end 2015.

Low emissions is just one out of many criteria in the sustainability standard.

For formaldehyde, minimum is compliance of the used wood-based panels with the E1 class as specified in EN 13986; more points can be earned if the emissions correspond to 50% of E1, CARB phase 2 or Japanese class F****.

The new FEMB standard does not invent new requirements for low VOC and formaldehyde emissions. Instead, it requires that the emissions-related specifications of any of a list with well-established environmental marks are fulfilled:

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