Navigation Links
GREENGUARD Launches Comprehensive Health-Based Certification Pilot Program
Date:11/12/2009

New GREENGUARD product certification pilot significantly expands chemical emissions and content criteria to curb human exposure to harmful chemicals from products used in multiple environments.

ATLANTA, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) announces the launch of GREENGUARD Premier(SM), a comprehensive product certification pilot program incorporating existing stringent indoor air quality criteria, additional chemical emission requirements and new content requirements for critical chemicals. The new program will utilize exposure assessments that address primary uses of products in a home, office, healthcare or school environment.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/DC92292LOGO-b)

By combining key criteria for formaldehyde and other volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from established indoor air quality standards (such as California's section 01350 and GREENGUARD Children & Schools(SM) Certification) with additional guidelines on toxic substances from nationally established public health agencies, the new program will guide manufacturers in meeting today's holistic market needs. Key elements added to the new health-based standard will be additional guidelines for acute exposure (short term), assessment of reproductive and carcinogenic substances and control of critical pollutants including lead and phthalates. The new pilot program offers an integrated and stringent approach to controlling indoor sources of environmental pollutants.

"GREENGUARD Premier is raising the bar regarding health-based product evaluations," said Henning Bloech, GEI's Executive Director. "By broadening the criteria and evaluating products against use in the most critical environments, home owners and building professionals alike will be able to make product choices that best meet their r
'/>"/>

SOURCE GREENGUARD Environmental Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Parata Earns Pharmacy Industrys First-Ever GREENGUARD Certification for Indoor Air Quality
2. GREENGUARD 2008 Memorial Fellowship Winners Will Examine Design
3. Employment Policies Institute Launches $10 Million Campaign Urging the Public to Rethink Health Care Reform
4. JCAHPO/ATPO Pocket Guide Launches for Eye Care Professionals
5. Upstate University Health System Launches Knowing Changes Everything Campaign in Partnership with Lewis Communications
6. Seattle Law Firm Carrington Nuamah Launches New Website for Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Estate Law
7. Tarkett Sports Launches Revamped Indoor Sports Flooring Division and New Indoor Website
8. The Face of Lung Cancer Support and Information Website Launches to Increase Awareness and Advocacy
9. Houston and New York Cosmetic Dermatologist Paul M. Friedman, MD Launches Expansive New Website
10. IBM Launches Health Analytics Center
11. National Alliance of Wound Care(R) Launches On-line Job Resource Center and New Website
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2015)... , ... July 30, 2015 , ... Dale Sky Jones, ... States, will speak at the International Cannabis Professionals Expo held at the Caribe Royal ... The International Cannabis Professionals Expo is the largest medical cannabis expo in ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Committed to helping the next generation succeed - Mercy College ... to the College’s “My Brother’s Keeper Scholarship.” The President’s signature initiative issues a call ... the support they need to think more broadly about their future. Building on what ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... according to results from the 2015 Most Wired Survey conducted by Hospitals & Health ... integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Zaca Life ... the go. With no water needed, the refreshing berry-flavored tablets are the perfect ... get the natural ingredients that may help with body detoxification, protection and hydration,” ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... The American Telemedicine ... Meeting and Tradeshow focused exclusively on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth. The meeting, expected ... vendors, will take place May 14-17, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. , ATA’s annual ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Finally…First Ever Professional Training Event for Doctors and Nurses Wanting to Offer Medical Marijuana Recommendations to Patients 2Health News:Finally…First Ever Professional Training Event for Doctors and Nurses Wanting to Offer Medical Marijuana Recommendations to Patients 3Health News:Finally…First Ever Professional Training Event for Doctors and Nurses Wanting to Offer Medical Marijuana Recommendations to Patients 4Health News:Finally…First Ever Professional Training Event for Doctors and Nurses Wanting to Offer Medical Marijuana Recommendations to Patients 5Health News:Mercy College a “My Brother’s Keeper” Community 2Health News:Mercy College a “My Brother’s Keeper” Community 3Health News:OSF HealthCare Named One of the Most Wired Systems 2Health News:OSF HealthCare Named One of the Most Wired Systems 3Health News:Zaca Life Introduces Recovery Chewable Packets with Setria® Glutathione and Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 2Health News:Zaca Life Introduces Recovery Chewable Packets with Setria® Glutathione and Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 3Health News:Zaca Life Introduces Recovery Chewable Packets with Setria® Glutathione and Sustamine® L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine 4Health News:Presentation Proposals for ATA 2016 are Now Being Accepted Online at ATA2016.com 2Health News:Presentation Proposals for ATA 2016 are Now Being Accepted Online at ATA2016.com 3
... important nutrients for the development of healthy nerves and ... among seniors, reports a new epidemiological study. ... USDA HNRCA, "we found a strong relationship between high ... and older who also had adequate levels of vitamin ...
... Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have solved a decades-old ... suppressor gene, but have revealed// a master switch for ... effective cancer therapy in the future," said CSHL Associate ... was published in the February issue of Cell. ...
... study undertaken by a group of Spanish scientists, amongst ... University of Navarra and the Centre for Applied Medical ... a new line of treatment for patients with acute ... have been published in the official journal, Blood, of ...
... decade ago, Tom Todaro was talking to researchers at the Fred ... slow down tumor// growth by slowing the rate at which tumor ... not exploit the reaction in reverse and get cells to grow ... that has come up with techniques for increasing crop yields with ...
... suggests that strep infections in children may increase involuntary ... ,In an eight-month study of 693 children ... researchers found that shortly after the number of strep ... rise in involuntary movements and disruptive behaviors — symptoms ...
... thousands of doctors of Indian origin in Britain - many ... and gurudwaras - after they lost a case Friday against ... gain employment in the country's National Health Service (NHS). ... the prospect of returning home, while others waiting to find ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Optimum Folate and Vitamin B12 Levels Essential for Cognitive Function in Seniors 2Health News:Scientists Discover New Gene 2Health News:A New Treatment Discovered For Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 2Health News:Cancer Research May Help Biofuels 2Health News:Strep, Psychiatric Symptoms Possibly Linked in Some Children 2Health News:Strep, Psychiatric Symptoms Possibly Linked in Some Children 3Health News:Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle 2Health News:Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle 3Health News:Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle 4
(Date:7/30/2015)...  Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM ) (Alimera), ... and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that ... financial results after the market close on Monday, August ... the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET. ... Officer, and Rick Eiswirth , Chief Operating Officer ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Minn. , July 30, 2015 EnteroMedics ... devices using neuroblocking technology to treat obesity, metabolic diseases ... host a conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2015, ... for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015, and ... Company,s vBloc® Neurometabolic Therapy, delivered via the Maestro® System. ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015 Tissue ... the regenerative medical devices company, announces that it ... wound care market as Tissue Regenix Wound Care ... Medicare administrator, First Coast Service Options Inc. ("First ... , Puerto Rico and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Alimera Sciences To Release Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 2EnteroMedics to Host Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Company Update Conference Call 2EnteroMedics to Host Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Company Update Conference Call 3Tissue Regenix Group plc: First Coast Service Options Inc. Approves Medicare Coverage for DermaPure 2Tissue Regenix Group plc: First Coast Service Options Inc. Approves Medicare Coverage for DermaPure 3
... Nov. 23 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( CPIX) ... study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Caldolor ( ibuprofen ) ... was achieved for the primary endpoint of reducing fever in burn ... 61 adult burn patients with second or third degree burns covering ...
... , FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. ... growing provider of specialty medical products, announced that it has filed it ... to illustrate the developments during the 2009 calendar year. , Q3 ... , Shareholder equity as of the Q3 2009 increased ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Caldolor(R) (Ibuprofen) Injection Demonstrates Significant Fever Reduction in Hospitalized Burn Patients 2Caldolor(R) (Ibuprofen) Injection Demonstrates Significant Fever Reduction in Hospitalized Burn Patients 3Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 2Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 3Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 4Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 5Wound Management Technologies (OTCBB: WNDM) Reports Revenue Increase of 33.5%; Posts Evidence-Based Studies for CellerateRx; and Business Update 6
... The Finnpipette Digital Multichannel, with ... lighter work of routine laboratory ... these advanced features: Soft-touch tip ... volume pipetting (0.5-10ul models), Entire ...
Inquire...
... And Impact2 Pipettors , , Available ... channel Impact and Impact2 pipettors can effectively ... with the same ergonomic design and superior ... are equally easy to program for a ...
... is ideal for all liquid handling applications ... operating buttons, and various dispensing techniques such ... make this a lab favorite. It intuitively ... pipette without any adverse effects on the ...
Medicine Products: