Johns Manville on Tuesay announced that its commercial and residential Formaldehyde-freeTM fiberglass building insulation has qualified for SCS Indoor Advantage Gold + Formaldehyde Free certification from Scientific Certification Systems, an independent certifier of environmental and sustainability claims.

SCS Indoor Advantage Gold certification requires that products meet the toughest limits in North America for indoor air emissions, guaranteeing that certified products contribute to safer and healthier indoor environments. SCS's Indoor Advantage Gold ensures full compliance with California Section 01350 requirements and sets a higher standard for indoor air quality, stricter than any other on the market.

"JM was the first manufacturer to offer a full line of Formaldehyde-freeTM fiber glass building insulation beginning in 2002," said said Mike Lawrence, vice president and general manager for JM's Insulation Systems business. "By helping people follow EPA's recommendation to minimize exposure to formaldehyde, we have been making homes, schools, hospitals and other buildings safer and healthier for the past eight years."