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Carpet International - UL Environment cec.us@us.ul.com
Not available

None stated None stated None stated

08/12/2011 
Carpet and Rugs USA - Carpet and Rug Institute 800 882-8846


None stated VOCs
Styrene emissions
Formaldehyde
4-PCH
BHT
2-ethyl-1-hexanol
None stated
Not available
01/01/92 
Carpet Backing USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Carpet Pad USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Carpet Systems USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


None stated None stated Recycled content

 
Carpet (Broadloom) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Carpet (NSF/ANSI Sustainable Carpet Assessment) USA - NSF International Mindy Costello, 734-827-6819, mcostello@nsf.org


None stated PTB's end-of-life management
energy efficiency
Life cycle assessment
sustainably produced bio-based materials

07/01/2008 
Carpet (polyester, face fiber) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Carpet (polyester, face fiber) (GSA vendor list) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
None stated None stated Recycled content
05/01/95 
Carpet (Tile) USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1


PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Carpeting (modular) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Topically applied biological inhibitors VOCs Recycled content
Water conservation

 
Carpets USA - US Department of Agriculture - BioPreferred Web site


None stated None stated 7% minimum biobased content

05/14/2008 
Carpets: California Gold Sustainable Carpet Standard USA - Green California - Environmentally Preferable Purchasing green@dgs.ca.gov


None stated None stated biobased or recycled materials content
Health safety
reclamation
renewable energy and energy efficiency in production
sustainable reuse

April 25, 2006 
Carpet: Specification for Carpet, Tufted, Nylon, and Carpet Cushion with Environmental Sustainability Characteristics USA - State of North Carolina Web site
Not available

None stated None stated Non-flammability
Recycled content

2/2004 
Commercial Non-Module Textile Floor Covering Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site


Aromatic solvents
Cadmium
Lead
Mercury
Borax
Formaldehyde
Halogenated Solvents
Hexavalent chromium
Benzene
Butadiene
Vinyl chloride
Vinyl acetate
VOCs
TVOCs
Recyclable design
Service life
TVOC's
VOC's
Water conservation

None stated 
Resilient Floor Coverings USA - NSF International Mindy Costello, 734-827-6819, mcostello@nsf.org


None stated Carcinogens and reproductive toxicants biobased content recycled content
energy savings
Life-cycle-assessment
water conservation

03/22/2010 

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