Products showing those logos are made of lacquered finishes using water based paints and/or UV finishing products, ensuring there are no emissions of VOC (Volatile Organic Compound). Both will preserve the air quality in the baby’s room, as well as the environment. These finishes comply with the European Standard for Toys EN 71/3, which is equivalent to our Australian Standard AS/NZS 8124.3:2003.
Products showing one of those logos have been manufactured in accordance to the PEFC Chain of Custody requirements. This means that the tracking of certified material from the forest to the final product is in place, to ensure that the wood contained in the product or product line originates from certified forests.
You can check a PEFC licence number on their Website.
Pieces of furniture showing this logo are made of panels containing up to 4mg of formaldehyde per 100g. This is half or less than half of the European Standard EN120 for E1 pannels of particleboard or MDF (8mg/100g).
Most of our furniture products are designed and fabricated in France. The pieces of furniture showing one of those logos are made in France, a sign of reliability and quality.
Little People's Bedroom became a member of the ATA, its industry association for children's products, in 2014. The ATA considers one of its most important duties to be the promotion of the highest possible standards of safety in design and manufacture of children’s products. The ATA works closely with regulatory authorities, Federal & State, on all issues of safety and standards and through this involvement ATA members are recognised as having a prime responsibility. The ATA’s website provides member's contact and product details, linked back to their website. Potential customers are therefore able to confirm our contact details and product offerings easily.
CertiPUR is a voluntary testing, analysis and certification programme for the environment, health and safety properties of polyurethane foam used in bedding and upholstered furniture applications. It specifies substances that may not be used in the production of polyurethane foams and sets stringent maximum limits for some components. Foams that conform to CertiPUR are notably certified to be: Made without heavy metals such as mercury, lead, or cadmium, Made without dyes that are carcinogenic or allergenic as described by EU legislation, Made without Phthalate plasticisers, Made without substances that cause cancer or may cause heritable genetic damage, Emitting low levels of VOCs (volatile organic compounds).
The Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is a globally uniform testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production. The certification covers multiple human-ecological attributes, including harmful substances which are prohibited or regulated by law, chemicals which are known to be harmful to health, but are not officially forbidden, and parameters which are included as a precautionary measure to safeguard health. Textile products may be certified according to Oeko-Tex Standard 100 only if all components meet the required criteria without exception.