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Vendor Lists
Product
Program (& Contact)
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Products Awarded with Eco-Label?
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Attributes
Methodology
Date Finalized
Prohibited Substances
Limited Substances
Other Attributes
Carpet USA - King County Web site

No  Includes recycled-content, recyclable, and natural carpets; carpets with reclaimed backing; environmentally preferable adhesives; and carpet leasing and reuse programs, but probably not an exhaustive list. None stated VOCs Recycled content
Recyclable content
Reusability
See standard/criteria
04/01/99 
Carpet and Rugs USA - Carpet and Rug Institute 800 882-8846

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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 fiber) USA - Environmentally Preferable Product Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Recycled content

 
Carpet (polyester, face fiber) USA - EPA's Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) Marlene Reddoor, reddoor.marlene@epa.gov
No 
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
No 
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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

Yes 

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

April 25, 2006 
Carpets: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Floor Coverings USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated None stated

11/03/03 
Carpet: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Mats and Matting (floor coverings) USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated None stated

11/03/03 
Commercial Non-Module Textile Floor Covering Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

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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