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Notice Of CGSB Standards Withdrawal

Notice of CGSB Standards Withdrawal

Withdrawal  of Selected Canadian Furniture Standards by Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) – November 2022 Update

As per the information below, the CGSB has withdrawn two of the three office furniture standards and is expected to withdraw the third in 2023. Despite these changes, the Government of Canada will continue to require compliance with these standards.

  • CAN/CGSB 44.227-2017 Free-standing office desk/table, storage products and components (Withdrawn)
  • CAN/CGSB 44.229-2017 Interconnecting panel systems and supported components (Withdrawn)
  • CAN/CGSB 44.232-2018 Chairs for office environment (To be withdrawn 2023)

To learn more, you can read the attached press release:  Notice of CGSB Standards Withdrawal (PDF)

For more information:
Contact: Lisa Maidens, Furniture Expertise Center Manager

Micom offers office furniture testing services for the residential and commercial markets in accordance with many standards including CGSB, BIFMA and SEFA 8 standards. Contact us for more information on our services.

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