BIFMA Compliant

About BIFMA Compliant

BIFMA Compliant is an industry-wide registry of furniture products that conform to BIFMA safety and durability standards. Compliant provides clarity to the market by differentiating products that meet established industry standards. Manufacturers around the world are invited to participate.

With an array of options available on the market today and recognizing that individuals and organizations are now outfitting home office environments, BIFMA seeks to help all customers make confident buying decisions. The registry is a resource for both specifiers and buyers to quickly identify quality products that comply with safety and durability standards.

Program Benefits

For manufacturers, BIFMA Compliant:

  • validates products against rigorous performance standards
  • provides visibility to specifiers and buyers
  • helps combat rising counterfeit claims

For specifiers, BIFMA Compliant:

  • allows for greater ease in searching for trusted products
  • provides confidence in recommendations
  • delivers ease of verification

For buyers, BIFMA Compliant:

  • mitigates risk
  • improves employee safety and productivity
  • offers buying confidence with product quality and performance

How It Works

  • The registry is open to BIFMA Members and non-member companies alike.
  • The program aligns applicable BIFMA standards focused on safety and durability criteria to products.
  • Product testing must be conducted in an ISO 17025 accredited test lab with the relevant BIFMA standard(s) in the Scope of Accreditation before adding products to the registry. The lab may be a 1st party (in-house) or 3rd party lab.
  • Participating manufacturers sign a formal agreement with BIFMA and pay fees to participate.
  • Product listings are input by manufacturer representatives who are provided access to the system.
  • Product listings will undergo an initial quality check prior to listing in the aggregated registry.
  • Test reports will be subject to random audits.
  • Participating manufacturers will be provided with a trademarked “BIFMA Compliant” mark for use on products and in marketing materials.

Program Information

Manufacturer FAQs

Didn’t find your answer? For other questions about BIFMA Compliant, please contact the BIFMA Compliant Coordinator.

False Claims

Should you encounter unauthorized, misleading or improper use of the BIFMA Compliant Mark, please notify the BIFMA Compliant Coordinator for investigation and resolution.