Allergy Standards Certification

Allergy Standards Certification

About Allergy Standards Certification   Most organizations for standards and certification were established by groups of companies in the industries having to meet those standards. However, Allergy Standard Limited (ASL) was not started by industry executives, but by...
American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)   The American Down & Feather Council (ADFC) is “a section of the Home Fashion Products Association (HFPA).” Its members are companies which manufacture products using down and feathers or distribute, buy/sell, or...
International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB)

International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB)

International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB)   Based in Bregenz, Austria, the International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB) is “the global association of the down and feather industry.” As such, it promotes the use of down and feathers in home products (bedding),...
Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange

The Organization Textile Exchange is a global non-profit that works closely with our members to drive industry transformation in preferred fibers, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks. Textile Exchange (TE) was organized and incorporated in 2002 in...
Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

  Over 120 Years of Testing Products for Safety   Those of us who grew up in the 20th Century remember seeing the UL tags and labels with the legend, “Tested by Underwriters Laboratories” on almost all new electrical products. We knew the device should be safe if used...
Ecocert

Ecocert

  Organization An inspection and certification body for sustainable development. Ecocert is a third party inspection and certification firm based in France. It was started in 1991 by agronomists interested in promoting organic and sustainable agricultural practices....
eco-INSTITUT

eco-INSTITUT

Organization Certifications and Evaluations eco-INSTITUT, based in Cologne, Germany, started in 1988. It is an independent testing and verification firm which has gained a reputation for testing above and beyond standards set by governmental agencies in the European...
IMO Certification

IMO Certification

The Organization   IMO stands for Institute for Marketecology, also known as Control Body IMO. It is a for profit business employing more than 400 experts in over ninety nations, which inspects, tests, evaluates and verifies businesses as to whether they meet the...