The eco-INSTITUT is an European notified body for external inspection and product testing (AoC 1 and 3) in the domain of
- EN 14041 Resilient, textile and laminate floor coverings
and European notified body for product testing (AoC 3) in the domain of
and also has been recognised by the DIBt as testing, inspection and certification body for
- EN 14041 Relilient, textile and laminate floor coverings
- EN 14342 Parquet and wod flooring
- and Parquet adhesives and coating and flooring underlay
We like to adise and support you with the realisation of the techincal requirements. Contact us.
Since 01/01714 new regulations in Germany for wall coverings apply
Since January 1, 2014, only DIBt approved wall coverings can be sold for indoor use in Germany.
The German Institute for Structural Engineering (DIBt) requires emissions tests for VOCs to be performed on wall coverings in test chambers according to the ISO 16000 standard.
This now applies to products as specified in EN 15102 including:
Cylindrical and plate-type shaped paneling made from:
- Synthetic and cork materials
- Glass fibre
- Photo wallpaper
Wall coverings made of paper or wood-based materials are not affected by this regulation nor are textile wall coverings.
Approved testing, inspection and certification body in accordance with the Building Product Act*
Identification number: 2097
- Testing body for performances pursuant to sec.8, subsec. 2, clause 1, no. 2 Building Product Act (with exception of the performance field of fire prevention pursuant to sec.11, subsec. 1, clause 1, no. 2 Building Product Act)
- Inspection body pursuant to sec.11, subsec. 1, clause 1, no. 3 Building Product Act for performances puruant to sec. 8, subsec. 2, clause 1, nos. 7 and 8 Building Product Act
- Certification body pursuant to sec. 11, subsec. 1, clause 1, no. 4 Product Building Act for issuance of certificate of conformity in accordance with sec. 10 Building Product Act
Approved inspection and certification body in accordance with the Building Regulations of the Land*
Code digit: NRW57
- Certification body
- Inspection body for external inspection of construction products with national technial approval (abZ) of 51/2 flame-resistant floor coverings in indoor spaces (Z-156.601-... bisZ-156.611...),
51/2 floor covering in indoor spaces (Z-156.601-... bis
Z-156.611-...)of part IIa, Index of testing, inspection and certification bodies pursuant to the Building Regulations of the Land
- Inspection and certification body pursuant to sec. 28, subsec. 1 Building Regulations of the Land North Rhine-Westphalia (BauO NRW)
* all citations refer to German Federal Law only.
Your contact for external inspection
Dipl. Holzwirt Daniel Tigges
Phone +49 221 - 931245-30