It identifies products containing wood from forests managed in a correct and responsible way according to rigorous environmental, social and economic standards. Through this certification it is therefore possible to demonstrate in a transparent and controlled manner its active contribution to responsible forest management. This means protecting the natural environment, bringing real benefits to populations, local communities, workers and ensuring efficiency in economic terms.
Numerous checks are also carried out by certified authorities in the forest and in the company in order to verify that the requirements defined by the FSC standards are fully respected. The forest of origin is independently controlled and assessed in accordance with these standards (principles and criteria of good forest management), established and approved by the Forest Stewardship Council a.c. through the participation and consent of interested parties.
You can find in the products section our FSC® C106780 certified parquet.
Representatives of forest owners and poplar groves, end consumers, users, freelancers, the world of the wood industry and crafts participate in the development of the PEFC.
Its objectives include improving the image of silviculture and the forest-wood supply chain, effectively providing a market tool that makes it possible to sale wood and forest products deriving from forests and plants managed in a sustainable way.
You can find in the products section our PEFC ™ 18-31-932 certified parquet
Release of formaldehyde
The amount released in Easy Plancia is excellent as per analyses carried out in compliance with UNI EN 71721996.
Original Parquet can also produce wood floors with zero formaldehyde emissions on which the company has obtained the F **** result (4 stars) of the Japanese JIS test. All the plywood panels used for this kind of production are certified CARB PHASE II and TSCA Title VI.
The Regulation 11622-1
This standard defines the minimum requirements for surface protection treatments of wood and / or wood-based floors and of coatings similar to them, such as the walkable surfaces of wooden staircase, to be used for indoor environments, as well as the methods and criteria of verification of the performance of a lacquering cycle applied to a standardized support.
Original Parquet has obtained, for its own lacquering cycles, the maximum degree of suitability with regard to a surface protection treatment: “High attendance”
The compounds that belong to this category are more than 300. The best known are aliphatic hydrocarbons (form nhexane, to nhexadecane and methylhexane), terpene, aromatic hydrocarbons, (benzene e derivates, toluene, oxylene, styrene), halogenated hydrocarbons (chloroform, dichloromethane, chlorobenzene, etc.), alcols (ethanol, propanol, buthanol e derivates), esters, ketone, and aldehyde (amongst which formaldehyde). Exposure to VOCs can cause chronic and acute effects. According to the concentrations, acute effects may include eye, nose and throat irritation, headache, nausea, vertigo, asthma. Exposure to high concentrations of these chemical compounds can cause chronic effects such as kidney damage, liver damage and damage to the central nervous system, cancer. People who are more inclined to get sick are those with respiratory problems, children, the elderly and people who are sensitive to chemical compounds.
Safety on your floor
99.99% BACTERIAL LOAD REDUCTION.
For its wooden floorings Original Parquet developed finishing varnishes with hygienic activity reducing the bacterial load to a 99.99%. The biocide action can result through the interaction with biological target structures, or through interferences in the cell metabolic and energetic processes; in other words blocking the bacteria’s breathing provoking its death as a consequence. The wooden floors treated with these varnishes enable to have a first precaution in case there is need to reduce bacterial contamination in a short time, especially when it might be very difficult to guarantee a deep cleansing due to the position of the base itself or in public environments where an immediate hygienic action may be necessary. The treatment is particularly suitable for wooden floors in houses or environments with pets.
PROCESSING BY REQUEST WITH EXTRA CHARGE.
Original Parquet, always committed to find products with the best characteristics, has developed protection varnishes that enable the wooden floor to be very resistant to abrasion. The company is equipped with a TABER test equipment that determines and certifies an abrasion resistance coefficient of each product. Thus MaxFORT, a highly resistant finishing suitable for high treading civil and public environments, with was created. This treatment is obtained through the use of aluminium oxide and nanotechnologies.
PROCESSING BY REQUEST WITH EXTRA CHARGE.
Floors without stains, chemical resitance
The products reporting on their packages “Original Parquet lavorato in Italia” are tested for resistance to several chemical agents present in our daily lives, at home or at our offices. Ink, coffee, wine, vinegar, alcohol, acetone are those agents which can fall down on the floor every day.
Original Parquet’s wooden floorings give admirable results in terms of resistance to such agents, even if these were on the floor for several hours before being cleaned. They can be recognized by the label on the packaging : “Original Parquet worked in Italy” .