The AFRDI Furniture Certification Guide
Our furniture certification guide covers the tests and certifications that should be specified and obtained for each given product category.
Look for genuine AFRDI logos and certificates when assessing prospective tenders or purchasing furniture products.
AFRDI Blue Tick & Other Services
Furntech-AFRDI operates an independent certification system for furniture and furniture components – with the aim of lifting quality, strength, durability, safety, suitability for purpose and ultimately sustainability – through increased product durability.
Guidelines from the ACCC & Product Safety Australia
The ACCC and Product Safety Australia have released two guides, which are central to the work which Furntech-AFRDI does.
Important Notice on Warranties Against Defects
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) was introduced as a single national consumer law on 1 January 2011.
Country of Origin Claims & Australian Consumer Law
The ACCC has released a guide that is designed to help businesses and industry groups learn about the ACL provisions relating to country of origin claims and understand how these provisions operate.
Tests Accredited by NATA
Furntech-AFRDI is accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) as a public testing service compliant with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
Registered Research Agency
Located on the scenic island of Tasmania, Furntech-AFRDI exists to raise the standard in the manufacture of furniture. We reflect changing social expectations for quality furniture, the evolving understanding of sustainable practices and environmentally responsible manufacturing.