Inground vinyl pool liners are designed to meet the unique needs of each homeowner. Vinyl swimming pool liners are extremely customizable and offer a seemingly infinite selection of shapes, sizes, colors, and depths, greatly expanding pool design options. Experience quicker construction and installation with vinyl liners, surpassing other pool types. Notably, vinyl pool liners outshine their fiberglass counterparts, offering superior benefits in terms of durability and aesthetics. For the homeowner, this means the first swim can happen quickly. The smooth, non-abrasive surfaces of vinyl pool liners offer the most comfortable feel of all types of inground swimming pool liners, all while offering long-lasting, low-maintenance protection. For these reasons, homeowners are quickly discovering that vinyl pools are an attractive, popular, and highly cost-effective solution.
The Chemical Fabrics and Film Association offers a self-certification program for manufacturers of vinyl film used for inground swimming pool liners that meets CFFA's Recommended Minimum Performance Standards for Vinyl Swimming Pool Liners - In-Ground (CFFA-P-101). The CFFA-P-101 certification mark will help the industry identify vinyl material that meets strict performance standards. Products certified to CFFA-P-101 must pass a series of test methods within CFFA-P-101 that have been identified as important and relevant for the performance of inground vinyl swimming pool liners that are 20 mil or greater.
An overview of the CFFA vinyl pool liners certification program can be found here.
Frequently asked questions on the CFFA vinyl pool liners certification program can be found here.
The following pool liner companies participate in the CFFA-P-101 Certification Program. Click on each company logo to view each company's list of certified vinyl swimming pool liners.
CERTIFYING PRODUCTS: Manufacturers of continuous web chemical coated film for vinyl pool liners may self-certify products and license the certification mark to identify certified products. Products must be tested by an accredited laboratory and meet the CFFA-P-101 standard. Self-certification requires a licensing fee.
LICENSING AND UTILIZING THE MARK: Fabricators, designers, and distributors may become a sponsor of the CFFA-P-101 Certification Program to support CFFA's marketing program to promote the benefits of vinyl pool liners. A sponsor may also use the Certification Mark when promoting previously certified products on their own marketing materials and website once a royalty-free License Agreement is signed.
The following companies are sponsors of the CFFA-P-101 Certification Program:
For further information on the CFFA-P-101 Certification Program, please contact the CFFA office at email@example.com.
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