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EcoMaterial

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EcoMaterial certification provides independent, third-party verification that a material was manufactured using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in human and environmental safety and indoor environmental quality, functional characteristics, water efficiency, energy efficiency, raw materials selection.

The principle of the standard is an individual approach to each material, depending on its functional purpose. The audit for compliance with the standard is carried out on the basis of laboratory investigations, the company’s environmental documentation analysis, the evaluation of the manufacturer.

If the material complies with Mandatory Requirements of the Standard and achieves a minimum 65 points it receives the certificate of compliance and right to use the EcoMaterial ecolabel. Each year the manufacturer confirms compliance with the Standard via documentation or audit.

Learn more: EcoMaterial websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with EcoMaterial's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

National Bureau of Environmental Standards and Ratings

Member of

Other

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

EcoVillage

Member of: Active House Alliance


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2010

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products


Where this ecolabel is found
Russian Federation



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Last updated: 26 May 2016