For Immediate Release
November 8, 2012
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Osmose MicroPro® Preservative Technology Receives
Underwriters Laboratory Environmental Claim Validation
Griffin, GA, November 8, 2012 – Osmose, Inc., the premier supplier of wood preservative technologies, has received from UL Environment their Environmental Claim Validation for the Osmose MicroPro preservative technology.
The UL Environment Environmental Claim Validation provides assurance that the Osmose MicroPro technology exhibits volatile organic compound (VOC) content below the limits defined by South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) RULE 1113. Wood products treated with the Osmose MicroPro technology can be used in schools and office construction, and to create products such as children’s playsets. “By achieving an Environmental Claim Validation from UL Environment for their MicroPro technology, Osmose has demonstrated to buyers, retailers, and consumers their commitment to third-party substantiation and scientifically backed claims,” said Sara Greenstein, President of UL Environment.
UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), works to promote global sustainability, environmental health, and safety by supporting the growth and development of environmentally preferable products, services, and organizations. UL Environment’s Environmental Claim Validations are backed by one of the world’s most
trusted names in product safety and certifications. UL Environment helps companies achieve their sustainability goals—and help purchasers, specifiers, retailers, governments, and consumers find products they can trust. Products such as the Osmose MicroPro technology with UL Environment validated claims are featured on UL Environment’s Sustainable Product Database, a free online tool for specifiers and other purchasers.
In addition to this new validation, MicroPro technology has also earned Green Approved Product Certification from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Research Center under the National Green Building Standard program, GREENGUARD® Children & Schoolssm Certification from UL Environment, and an Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) certification from Scientific Certification Systems based on Life-Cycle Assessment. Wood products treated with the MicroPro technology can be used indoors as well as in exterior above ground, ground contact, fresh water immersion, and critical structure end uses.
Information about Osmose, Inc.
Osmose, Inc. is recognized as the premier supplier of wood preservative technologies. The company provides innovative wood preservation and enhancement products, advanced engineering services, and customized marketing services throughout the United States and in more than 70 countries around the world. For further information regarding MicroPro treated wood products, visit www.osmosewood.com.
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