CertiPUR-US Will Prohibit Stannous Octoate From Certifiable Foams

CertiPUR-US has announced that it will not certify foams submitted for certification that contain stannous octoate, a tin catalyst that can be used in the production of flexible polyurethane foam.  The announcement comes after the European Union determined that a broader class of chemicals, including stannous octoate, “may damage the unborn child”, which CertiPUR deems to immediately disqualify the material from its certification parameters.

Read the full announcement here.