FAQ #4 - Is Engineered Stone suitable for food contact?

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Dates:
3 September, 2020
THE ANSWER
Bretonstone® technology through an accurately controlled industrial process, guarantees a product certified for safe food contact.
Food can be prepared directly on the countertop surface.

 
THE CERTIFICATIONS
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Bretonstone® Engineered Stone offers high performance and environmental benefits and it is certified LEED.
LEED is a green building rating system, which rates buildings of all types (residential, commercial, new and renewed). Based on the number of points achieved, a project then receives one of four LEED rating levels: Certified, Silver, Gold or Platinum.
Products - like Bretonstone Engineered Stone slabs, can support your project earn points.

 
ATTENTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT
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Bretonstone® Engineered Stone is also certified GREENGUARD/GREENGUARD GOLD. The GREENGUARD Certification Program is an industry-independent, third-party testing program for low-emitting products and materials. It establishes acceptable indoor air standards for indoor products, environments, and buildings. Products that meet these standards are scientifically proven to meet some of the world’s most rigorous chemical emissions standards.
 
SAFE FOOD CONTACT
Lastly, Bretonstone® Engineered Stone is tested for safe food contact and complies with the US NSF 51 Food Zone Standard. NSF stands for National Health and Safety Foundation and it is a non-governmental organization that is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education and risk-management for public health and safety.



Beware to choose the right material for your countertop.
Brestonstone® Engineered stone, a safe material for your homes.

 

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