FSC Labels

What do the FSC Labels Mean?

FSC labelThe FSC logo on a wood or wood based product is your assurance that it is made with, or contains, wood that comes from FSC certified forests or from post-consumer waste.

FSC product labels contain additional information and one of the following lines of text 100%, FSC Mix or FSC Recycled.


FSC 100%

Contains nothing but fibre from FSC certified forests. The control system used for FSC 100% product groups is the transfer system.

FSC certified forests are independently audited to meet FSC’s Principles and Criteria for Forest Management.

FSC 100% was previously 'FSC Pure'.

FSC Mix

The timber or fibre in the product is a mixture of some/all of the following:

  • Timber or fibre from an FSC-certified forest
  • Reclaimed timber or fibre
  • Timber or fibre from other controlled sources

FSC Mix was previously 'FSC Mixed Sources'

FSC Recycled

Contains verified post-consumer and/or pre-consumer reclaimed materials. This represents both pre- and post-consumer recycled material. More information about the Recycled label can be found here.

For more detailed information on the FSC labels, please download our factsheet below.

FSC 100%FSC 100%

FSC MixFSC Mix

FSC RecycledFSC Recycled

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