Hazardous substances in construction products: ‘Package insert"

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Construction products: New ‘package insert’ provides information
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Starting now, it is easier to find out whether, say, a PVC covering or a sealant contains so-called ‘substances of very high concern’ as defined by the EU REACH Regulation.

From 1 July 2013, this information must accompany CE-marked construction products. Manufacturers can use UBA’s template for declaration.

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