What does Assure Certified mean?

Assure Certified is a certification from SCS Global Services and the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) that verifies quality and safety standards for rigid core flooring.

The Modin Rigid Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring Collection is Assure Certified.

Certification Requirements

To become Assure Certified, flooring must meet the following requirements:

  • Indoor Air Quality Compliant: Must comply with CDPH Standard Method v1.2 testing.
  • Performance Tested: Must meet ASTM F3261-17 Characteristics testing for composition, size, tolerance, product thickness, and wear layer thickness.
  • Heavy Metals: Must be tested for lead, hexavalent chromium, cadmium, and mercury per test method EPA SW 846 Method 3052 and not exceed the limits of 100 PPM by combined weight. Additionally, Manufacturers attest that neither lead, mercury, cadmium, or hexavalent chromium were intentionally added to the product in the manufacturing process.
  • Ortho-Phthalates: Must be tested per CPSC-CH-C1001-09.4 or GB/T 22048-2008. Products cannot exceed 1,000 PPM for individual or total ortho-phthalates.