ANN ARBOR, Mich. — NSF International has certified 3M’s commercial foodservice filtration systems to the Australian WaterMark Certification Scheme for plumbing, water treatment and distribution products, according to a press release.

3M’s commercial foodservice filtration systems are the first to earn certification from NSF International, enabling 3M to distribute its product to the Australian market, noted the release.

NSF, JAS-ANZ, WATERMARK LOGOSWaterMark certification is required for products to be legally installed in the water supply system in Australia and New Zealand.

To earn WaterMark certification, 3M’s commercial foodservice filtration systems were subject to rigorous material safety, performance and structural integrity testing.

NSF auditors also conducted an audit of 3M’s manufacturing facility to verify product formulations, suppliers and quality assurance/quality control records and that only authorized materials were used to manufacture the product, stated the release.

“With nearly 70 years of experience testing and certifying water products, NSF International is the only approved WaterMark certifier with the scientific expertise and capacity to provide all testing, auditing and product certification services in the U.S.,” said Clif McLellan, vice president of NSF International Water Programs. “As the first to earn WaterMark certification from NSF International, 3M is demonstrating their global leadership in product quality and opening up new opportunities in Australia and New Zealand.”

Read the entire press release here.