BSR-IICRC S300 Upholstery Cleaning

Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Upholstery Cleaning (2000)

IICRC S300 is a procedural standard. It has been written using reliable principles, research and practical experience, plus consultation with and information obtained from numerous sources. These include: allied tradespersons; cleaning chemical and equipment formulators and manufacturers; upholstery and furniture manufacturers; international, national and regional trade associations; organizations serving the professionals cleaning industry, both independent and franchise; cleaning industry training schools; cleaning service companies; and others with specialized experience. IICRC S300 provides a specific set of practical standards for upholstery cleaning. It does not attempt to teach comprehensive upholstery cleaning procedures; rather, it provides the foundational principle for proper cleaning practice.

The S300 Consensus Body Chair is Ed Hobbs and Vice Chair is Paul Pearce.

Current Status: IICRC is currently initiating the revision of the ANSI/IICRC S300. Those interested in participating on the S300/R300 Consensus Body or Chapter Committees should open and fill out the S300 Application Form, and email it back to IICRC Standards Director, Mili Washington at

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Note: BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR-IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

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