NCCF invites Certification Bodies (CBs) for Provisional Approval for Safeboards Standards and Certification Scheme

Standard Development Process Timeline Initiated in July, 2020 (ongoing)
Chairperson Mr. A K Goyal, IFS (Retd.), Ex-Special Secretary to the Government of India
Standard Development Group  24 members

New Delhi: NCCF announces development of Indian Certification Scheme and Standards: “Safeboards”. The Standards Development Group is being constituted under the Chairpersonship of Mr A K Goyal, IFS (Retd.), Ex-Special Secretary to the Government of India.

The proposed scheme is for the value-addition to the composite-wood manufacturers and health benefits to the people. It will focus technical criteria and safe levels on toxic emissions of formaldehyde from the composite wood products. This scheme will be an indigenous and internationally benchmarked for use in sustainable/low-emitting furniture products, handicraft items and other interior products.

The development of this scheme aims to have uniform technical regulations using appropriate standards across the manufacturing units for manufacturing safe products intended to be sold as export or for domestic markets.

For further details, please contact the undersigned:


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Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF), a not for profit organization of India, is actively engaged in diverse conservation activities including, development of globally benchmarked and India specific sustainability certification standards for various constituents of our natural resource base, viz; forests, trees outside forests, non-wood forest produce, protected areas and wetlands, quality planting material, ecotourism, biomass and biofuels, land degradation neutrality, etc., as its core working area, and also addressing the needs for policy advocacy in natural resource management, awareness raising, capacity building in and multi-stakeholders engagement. NCCF is also developing a Carbon Registry-India aimed to provide a trading and tracking platform for verified GHG emissions reduction and removals enhancement.

Document Library

Safeboards Certification Standards_V 1.1EoI for Pilot TestingGuidelines for Pilot Testing TOR-SBCS
EOI form List of SDG SBCS_Accreditation Requirements for CBs and LaboratoriesNCCF-SBCS-CRM
NCCF-SBCS_Provisional approval of CBsSBCS_Trademark Usage StandardsConcept Note