2. 2. 2. Limits for carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic substances (CMR substances) in insulation materials


description relevant product categories 

explanation

According to CLP Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008), CMR substances are defined as follows:

 
minimum requirement

Substances that have been classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic in the CLP Regulation 1272/2008 (see table) must not exceed the following percentages (m/m):

 

CLP Regulation 1272/2008 (Annex I)

 % m/m

Carcinogenicity

Categories 1A, 1B

Category 2

H350, H350i
H351
≤ 0,1
≤ 1

Germ cell mutagenicity

Categories 1A, 1B

Category 2

H340
H341
≤ 0,1
≤ 1
Reproductive toxicity 

Categories 1A, 1B

Category 2

H360
H361
≤ 0,1
≤ 1
Reproductive toxicity

Adverse  effects on   

or via lactation

H362 ≤ 1

 

Exception: Boric acid and borates are admissible up to the specific concentration limits that have been defined for labelling in the 1st ATP (adaptation to technical progress) to the CLP Regulation, Regulation (EC) No 790/2009.

Proof:
Safety data sheet in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 as amended by Regulation (EU) No 453/2010, and manufacturer's declaration.

 

All products awarded one of the following eco labels meet these criteria:

 

Alternatively, the corresponding baubook declaration may serve as evidence (www.baubook.info/oea).

 
background, sources
 

baubook green procurement
Harmonised “EcoBuildingCriteria” provided by “ÖkoKauf Wien” and “service package sustainable construction in Vorarlberg”