2. 2. 10. Prohibition of substances that are dangerous to health

description relevant product categories 


The health hazards resulting from constituents of coatings include acute toxic effects (classified as very toxic, toxic, corrosive or irritant) and chronic toxic effects. In the case of chronic toxic effects, the focus of prevention measures is on avoiding CMR substances and substances causing sensitisation (allergies).

minimum requirement

The following substances are inadmissible as constituents of coating formulations:


Supporting documents:
Safety data sheet in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 453/2010, or manufacturer's confirmation.


All products bearing one of the following organic labels meet these criteria:


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


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