Monthly Archives: December 2010

California: Very low long-term limit value (CREL) proposed for caprolactam

Calfornia EPA / OEHHA suggested a very low long-term inhalation CREL limit value for caprolactam, see: http://www.oehha.ca.gov/air/hot_spots/pdf/122010CaprolactamRELSRP.pdf This can affect an important part of textile floorings industry. For discussion see: http://www.oehha.ca.gov/air/hot_spots/pdf/122010RespREL.pdf . There will a hearing, see the below announcement, … Continue reading

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Revision of CRI Green Label Plus

Please note these changes within Carpet and Rug Institute Green Label Plus: – Changed criteria for carpets, no longer containing any TVOC limit: http://www.carpet-rug.org/pdf_word_docs/071028_Carpet_GLP_Criteria.pdf – New criteria for adhesives: http://www.carpet-rug.org/pdf_word_docs/091104_GLP_Adhesive_Criteria.pdf Test results are rated against individual VOC limit values on … Continue reading

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Comments deadline extended for LEED 2012 draft credits

Deadline for comments on LEED 2012 credit language was extended until 14 January 2011. See also an earlier post in this blog. Besides official US GBC channels open for members, there is also an informal public discussion forum at LEED … Continue reading

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