Standard Revisions

Revisions in progress

As a Type I ecolabel, Green Seal develops and maintains standards within an open and transparent process, aligned with best practices in standard development. Green Seal welcomes comments from stakeholders and members of the public. Instructions for submitting comments are included within the proposal documents, available for download below.

Microbial-Based Cleaning Products - Criteria Revision 

Status: Open for a second public comment period. Comment period is extended to Friday, August 13, 2021.

Standards that Cover Microbial-Based Cleaning Products: 
The additional requirements for these products, which are proposed for revision
, are located in the “Microorganisms Annex” of each of the six below standards.

General Purpose Cleaners (GS-8, GS-37)
Laundry Care Products (GS-48, GS-51)
Specialty Cleaners (GS-52, GS-53)

Documents for Public Review


GS-1 Sanitary Paper Products– Criteria Revision

Status: Public comment is open through August 19, 2021. 


Coated Printing Paper – Standard Withdrawal 

Status: The public comment period closed on July 28, 2021. Green Seal is now reviewing stakeholder input. 

Healthy Green Schools & Colleges – Standard Proposal

Status: The public comment period closed on July 17, 2021. Green Seal is now reviewing stakeholder input.

Documents for Public Review.

GS-11 Paints, Coatings, Stains, and Sealers  

Status: The public comment period closed on March 19, 2021. Green Seal is now reviewing stakeholder input. 

Documents for Public Review 

RECENTLY COMPLETED REVISIONS AND NEW STANDARDS


 

Please visit our Library of Standards Documents for more information on these and other standard revisions.