Belgian VOC regulation

VOC emissions regulation for construction products and floor coverings The Royal Decree establishing threshold levels for the emissions to the indoor environment from construction products was published on Aug 18, 2014. The regulation became mandatorily effective from Jan 1, 2015, for products to be traded on the Belgian market for...

CAM – Criteri Ambientali Minimi

Minimal environmental criteria for the procurement of planning and services for new buildings, refurbishments and maintenance of buildings and the management of public administration construction sites Since 2017 in Italy the requirement to use emission-tested products for the construction and renovation of public buildings is in force. The Minimal...

CE marking

European marking of floor coverings The placing of construction products on the European market is regulated by the European Construction Regulation (CPR). Construction products complying with the requirements stipulated in the technical specifications are entitled to be identified with the CE marking and to be traded. This regulation applies...

French A+ VOC Label

VOC regulation for construction and furnishing products Since Jan 1st, 2012, construction products, decoration and furnishing products to be traded in France for the first time are to be labelled with an emissions classification on the basis of VOC emissions tests. This is stated in the “Décret n° 2011-321”...

Proposition 65

California Information Disclosure Act requires companies to provide a clear and adequate warning before knowingly and intentionally exposing consumers in California (USA) to certain chemicals known to be carcinogenic or toxic to reproduction. Companies exporting their products to California should therefore be aware of the composition and potential exposure...

Ü mark

Mark of conformity in the context of Please note: Ü mark for floor coverings and laying materials is currently put to the test! All latest developments on the topic you find in the news section on this page. Background The European Construction Products Regulation (CPR) describes the fundamental requirements on...

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