Our Responsibility to the enviroment and to your health.
Our commitment to the environment and to your health is not an afterthought. Together with our strongest objective quality, it is a key objective in our development process. As you can see on the following page, we submit our products to some of the most comprehensive quality and rigorous health and environmental testing on the planet. Our labelled products not only meet but exceed these demanding requirements. It’s just one more way that you can count on our promise.
GEV represents the German acronym for the Association for the Control of Emissions in Products for Flooring Installation, Adhesives and Building Materials or Gemeinschaft Emissionskontrollierte Verlegewerkstoffe (see www.emicode.com).Emicode® is GEV’s trademark-protected name for their stringent testing and labeling system that categorizes products into 3 emission classes: EMICODE EC 1 R PLUS = very low emission, regulated, EMICODE EC 1 PLUS = very low emission, EMICODE EC 1 = low emission
The Blue Angel
The Blue Angel was the first environment-related label for products and services in the world. Since 1978 it has set the standard for eco-friendly products and services determined by an independent jury and by defined testing criteria. The Blue Angel is only awarded to products and services which are of considerable benefit to the environment and, at the same time, meet high standards of effectiveness, health and occupational protection (see www.blauer-engel.de/en/).Products with this label are solvent-free, low in emissions and do not produce harmful ozone-depleting greenhouse g
The CE mark is a mandatory conformity marking for certain products sold within the European Economic Area (EEA) since 1985. It is the manufacturer‘s declaration that the product meets the requirements of the applicable EC directives. All UZIN leveling compounds are labeled with CE marking to guarantee that each bag has the specific compressive strength and flexural strength.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Their service activities cover all industry sectors and touch the products and services that consumers around the world rely on every day.
LEED® Contributing Product
LEED® or “Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design” is a program developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED Certification provides independent, third-party verification that a home was designed and built to achieve high performance in key areas (sustainable sites, Water Efficiency, Energy, Atmosphere, Materials, Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality) of human and environmental health. For more information see www.usgbc.org/leed.Products and programs help to conserve energy, water and other resource
Marine / Wheelmark
The Wheelmark is a mark of conformity valid throughout the EU, confirming suitability of the respective product for marine equipment in accordance with Council of the European Community Directive 96/98/EC on marine equipment (EC Marine Equipment Directive – MED). To obtain this mark of conformity, a defined fire test must be passed.
UZIN’s environmentally friendly Ökoline range of products meet the stringent 3rd party testing requirements of GEV Emicode and Blue Angel for environmental safety and indoor air quality without sacrificing product effectiveness.All Ökoline products are solvent-free and low-emitting which means they do not release damaging volatile organic compounds into the environmen
FloorScore is one of the most recognized indoor air quality (IAQ) certification standard in the flooring industry. Developed by SCS with the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI), it qualifies for many green building schemes including LEED v4, WELL, BREEAM and CHPS
Singapore Green Building Council
The Singapore Green Building Council forges public-private partnerships to foster innovative industry solutions across the entire building and construction value chain. Through its green building product and green building services labelling pro-grammes, SGBC sets high standards and benchmarks for green building solutions both locally and regionally to help build more sustainable cities for better livin