Obtaining the mark proceeds in several stages, with  the permanent help of a FCBA Auditor.

1. Lawful conformity
This phase consists in checking the lawful conformity of the pieces of furniture. For that, one gathers the whole of the parts necessary to certification: bottom of proof. If the products were never tested as a preliminary, this stage also makes it possible to choose the products to be tested,  to identify the possible critical points.

2. Checking of the performances :
Once acquired the lawful conformity of the products, their performances are checked, by conformity with technical specifications.

3. Conformity of the production

If the company is already certified ISO 9001 by a third party, the production is considered conforms, because the company is able to reproduce a manufacture of quality. If the company is not certified, it will have to carry out one quality Audit.

4. Environmental audit :
It is checked if the company respects the obligations with respect to the environment, but also its will to further go, by reducing its volume of waste for example.


FCBA establishes as a preliminary a bearing estimate on the duties to the mark, the expenses of audit and operation according to price list. The first year, the company is charged according to prorata temporis of the date of entry to the mark .

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