On 24th August 2022 UL Solutions published the updated UL 2821 standard: “GREENGUARD Certification Program Method for Measuring and Evaluating Chemical Emissions From Building Materials, Finishes and Furnishings”.
This new second edition has been issued to include the calibration list for individual chemicals and their sources, and remove outdated references to outside criteria. In addition the standard also includes the product sampling, collection, packaging, shipment and documentation criteria for the product groups “printing inks and printing media for interior decorations” and “movable walls”.
For a complete changes overview and testing proposal you can contact UL Solutions and Marc Lor via firstname.lastname@example.org. Together with partner UL Solutions Normec Product Testing can perform the VOC emission tests to obtain GREENGUARD (Gold) certification. Normec Product Testing is a an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory which scope explicitly includes all major EU and US test protocols.
The Belgian laboratory Servaco was acquired by Normec in 2018 and, together with VITO, provides global compliance reports for all relevant product emission test requirements. Normec Product Testing is the trade name, Servaco Product Testing is the legal entity.
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