Glossary: NSF International

an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides standards development, product certification, auditing, education and risk management for public health and the environment.  NSF International is an accredited, third-party certification body that tests and certifies products to verify they meet these public health and safety standards. Products that meet these standards bear the NSF Mark. The NSF Sustainability division offers a range of sustainable business solutions, including standards development and certification for green products such as carpet, flooring, fabrics and other building materials; and process verification services such as greenhouse gas verification, environmental foot-printing, and environmental management systems registrations.