Environmental Claims Validation for Products and Processes

  • Overview
  • Benefits of Validation
  • Why Work With NSF?
  • Validation Process

What Are Environmental Claims?

Customers are increasingly overwhelmed by the onslaught of products alleging to be “green” or “good for the environment” or making unsubstantiated performance claims. As the market for environmentally friendly products grows, so does the need for reliable and verifiable claims. The NSF Sustainability Environmental Claims Validation Program provides third-party verified information for products and processes.

Environmental or performance claims can include:

  • Non-toxic
  • Recycled content
  • Landfill-free verification
  • Eco-efficiency
  • Biodegradable
  • Compostable
  • Bio-based material
  • And more!

Download a copy of the Environmental Claims Validation Services brochure.

For questions on NSF environmental or performance claims for your product or process, call +1 734.769.5192 or email sustainability@nsf.org.

Benefits of Validation

Third-party validation is an important tool to gain consumer trust and meet regulatory guidelines or requirements. NSF Sustainability provides organizations and manufacturers with an important tool for communicating credible, third-party verified environmental or performance information about their products or processes. The value of product claims rests on the assurance that the information presented is reliable and trustworthy.

We also offer more ways for enhancing your product brand distinction through certification. Ask us about the following:

Why Work With NSF?

For nearly 70 years, NSF’s mission has been to protect public health. NSF has developed over 80 standards and 20 protocols, and annually tests and certifies over 225,000 products in 100 countries. NSF’s standards are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the company is accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS), the International Standardization Organization (ISO) and Standards Council of Canada (SCC), among others.

Validation Process

This program can be designed to fit your needs on a per-project basis or, for longer duration assignments, through a service agreement. NSF Sustainability’s independent third-party validation of environmental or performance claims can support and protect your brand or product against charges of false claims.

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