Our Environmental Promise

We are committed to providing the highest quality products to our customers. Palmetto Road products are safe to use and they meet the highest standards of health and environmental responsibility.

Palmetto Road sources products from three different manufacturers who adhere to strict guidelines for health and environmental safety as determined by the U.S. Government and California Air Resources Board (CARB). All Palmetto Road products are manufactured in facilities that have been certified by highly reputable Third-Party Certifiers to meet CARB II standards for extremely low levels of formaldehyde emissions.

The Third Party Certifiers include one or more of the following:

  • SGS, Société Générale de Surveillance
  • SCS, Scientific Certification Systems
  • Holz Forschung Austria
  • Intertek
  • PFS Corporation

Palmetto Road flooring products have earned the following Third-Party Certifications:

California Air Resources Board (CARB) Phase II certification validates that wood and laminate products meet strict standards for acceptable levels of formaldehyde emissions. Palmetto Road engineered hard-wood, laminate, and waterproof flooring collections have all been CARB II certified.

FloorScore® tests and certifies hard surface flooring is in compliance with stringent indoor air quality emissions. Palmetto Road Waterproof Flooring has earned this certification. Palmetto Road Waterproof Flooring is manufactured with only safe, non ortho-phthalate plasticizers.

GREENGUARD Certification ensures that a product has met rigorous and comprehensive standards for low emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into indoor air. The GREENGUARD Gold standard includes health based criteria for additional chemicals and also requires lower total VOC emissions levels to ensure that products are acceptable for use in environments such as schools and healthcare facilities. Palmetto Road Yorktown and Providence collections have earned these certifications.

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification. Palmetto Road Yorktown and Providence collections have earned this certification.

Palmetto Road hardwood manufacturers strictly adhere to the federal Lacey Act. All our hardwood comes from certified green, self-renewing sources where trees are farmed and replanted. Additionally, all hardwood finishes are eco-friendly, HAPs-free and give off zero VOC’s, as well as, surpass all KCMA coating performance standards.

Please contact us if you have any questions about the sustainability of Palmetto Road products.