2. 4. 4. Limit for organohalogen compounds in coatings


description relevant product categories 

explanation

Products made from organohalogen compounds should be avoided due to numerous ecological disadvantages during the production cycle as well as for disposal and recycling. A position paper by the City of Vienna on this issue (particularly regarding PVC) is available at http://www.oekokauf.wien.at (in German).

 
minimum requirement

The maximum admissible content of organohalogen compounds in coatings is 1% by weight. If lower concentrations are required in the safety data sheet due to statutory regulations, these concentrations are deemed to be the limit.

Supporting documents:
Manufacturer's confirmation.

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”