Wall covering by Adfors

See below how Wall Covering by Adfors can contribute to WELL criteria: Air quality standards

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Key contribution

Saint-Gobain ADFORS develops and markets new and innovative products for the habitat, taking into account sustainability topics, right from development stage through to product launch thanks to our Eco-Innovation policy. 


To ensure a basic level of high indoor air quality.

Detailed requirement

Part 1: Standards for Volatile Substances:

  • Formaldehyde less than 27 ppb
  • Total volatile organic compounds less than 550 μg/m³

Part 2: Standards for Particulate Matter and Inorganic Gases

  • Carbon monoxyde less than 9 ppm
  • PM₂.₅ less than 15 μg/m³
  • PM₁₀ less than 50 μg/m³
  • Ozone less than 51 ppb

Part 3: Radon

  • Radon less than 4 pCi/L in the lowest occupied level of the project

Part 4: Operational Kitchen Air Quality

  • Carbon monoxide levels less than 35 ppm.
  • PM₂.₅ less than 35 μg/m³.
  • Nitrogen dioxide less than 100 ppb.
  • Formaldehyde less than 81 ppb.

See detailed requirement for Air Quality Standards

Our contribution

Product emissions were testing according to ISO 16000 – 3, 6, 9 & 11 in order to fulfil requirements for French regulation.  Highest level of performance A+ class (very low emission of harmful components) was achieved.

VOC report Adfors Novelio

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Glass fiber wallcoverings were also tested according to CA 1350 (CDPH/EHLB/Standard method v1.2) and fulfil requirements for Classroom and Offices.

Test report document

Some products of ADFORS Novelio® range also include CleanAir technology (patented) which absorbs formaldehyde from indoor air. Effect is immediate and lasts for more than 10 years. Product ranges including this feature are :

  • ADFORS Novelio® Classic (partly)
  • ADFORS Novelio® Decoration (partly)
  • ADFORS Novelio® Nature