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

description relevant product categories 


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

Unless statutory regulations provide for lower concentrations, the maximum admissible content of organohalogen compounds in coatings is 1% by weight.

Manufacturer's declaration.

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”