Certifications & Compliance

Composite Panel Association (CPA) ECC Certification

Products manufactured by SierraPine under the guidelines of this certification program meet stringent requirements for recovered and recycled wood fiber content and emissions. For program specifics, visit the CPA website at www.pbmdf.com

SCS Global Services (SCS)

SierraPine is certified by SCS in three different categories, and current SCS Certificates can be obtained from SierraPine by contacting our Marketing Department.     www.scsglobalservices.com

  • Recycled Content: Products from SierraPine’s panel plant are certified recycled wood fiber content.
  • No-Added Formaldehyde: SierraPine’s sustainable product line which includes Encore, Encore MR and Encore FR have this certification.
  • FSC Mix Credit Certified: All products from SierraPine’s panel plant are offered with the option of FSC Certified wood.

California Air Resources Board (CARB) 

All products produced by SierraPine are CARB Phase 2 certified. More information can be found at www.arb.ca.gov/homepage.htm


Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

As of March 2008, all panel products manufactured by SierraPine are available as FSC Mix Credit Certified. For more information on FSC certification standards, visit www.fsc.org. To obtain a copy of SierraPine’s Chain of Custody Certificate, email a request to our Marketing Department.  www.us.fsc.org

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Two products made by SierraPine qualify for, and are stamped with the HUD stamp, certifying that these products meet the specific standards set forth by HUD. These products are particleboard underlayment and particleboard stair tread. For more information about the HUD requirements, visit CPA www.pbmdf.com or the American National Standards Institute at www.ansi.org.