European Contruction Products Directive


Substances in building products

A construction worker lags a slab.

Building products (e.g. paints, varnishes, wood preservatives, woodworking materials, flooring and adhesives, wall and ceiling panelling, sealing materials, plaster, bricks, and cement) contain a great many substances that are released into indoor air, soil, or groundwater. They include organic or inorganic substances which may harm the environment or human health. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment