Monthly Archives: November 2010

Study on validity of VOC emissions chamber testing methods

A very new, very thick, but very important publication just has been issued by Belgian BBRI and others. You could download the documents, e.g. using the links on HEMICPD project on this website: http://www.product-testing.eurofins.com/ecolabels-comparison.aspx. Some of the conclusions can be … Continue reading

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EU Decopaint Directive amended with alternative test method

For products that are containing 15% solvents or more, now ISO 11890-1 method is accepted as alternative method (determination of total volatiles by monitoring weight loss during 1 hour heating at 110 °C). Use of ISO 11890-2 continues to be … Continue reading

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New VOC limitations for consumer products in California

Below you can find the original anouncement of California Air Resources Board of November 18, 2010. For further details, please see http://www.product-testing.eurofins.com/carb-consumer-products-voc.aspx. New regulations protect state from ozone and toxic chemicals. California to get cleaner consumer products New regulations protect … Continue reading

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Draft LEED 2012 open for public comment

LEED LEED®, the US originated rating system for sustainable buildings, is requested by more and more building planners in the USA and in Europe and at the Gulf. Latest News – draft LEED 2012 open for public comment LEED 2012 … Continue reading

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Eurofins as world-wide market leader in VOC testing launches services in the USA

The European company Eurofins Product Testing A/S, as the global leader in VOC (volatile organic compounds) emissions chamber testing, now expands its VOC testing activities as well to North America. The new Manager of Business Development, Denise Van Valkenburg, previously … Continue reading

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