News Archive for 2018

April 18, 2018
Allergy Standards Ltd. (ASL), the international scientific standards body for Asthma & Allergy Friendly® Certified Products, just announced its partnership with Berkeley Analytical (BkA). BkA is now one of only a few laboratories worldwide that are authorized to test consumer products for this prestigious program. BkA was selected for its extensive experience and expertise in testing of...
March 15, 2018
As just announced by BIFMA and several other organizations, the U.S. EPA has agreed to a June 1, 2018 deadline for the enforcement of the national formaldehyde rule, Formaldehyde Act of Title VI of the Toxic Substances Control Act. The rule sets limits for formaldehyde emissions from most interior use composite wood products sold in the U.S. The agreement was approved by a U.S. District Court on...
February 25, 2018
Berkeley Analytical is honored to announce that it has been approved by The Building Information Foundation (RTS sr) of Finland as a testing laboratory for their M1-Certification program for low-emitting building materials. The Building Information Foundation is Finland's leading information service for the building and construction sector. Their M1-Certification program is well established and...
February 07, 2018
On the heels of Berkeley Analytical’s ClearChem™ program being approved for inclusion in the mindful MATERIALS Program, GIGA and Berkeley Analytical have partnered to integrate ClearChem™ declarations with the Origin Material Hub. Thru this partnership, users of the Origin Material Data Hub and mindful MATERIALS Library will have access to search and use ClearChem™ declaration data. ClearChem™...