New AgBB list of LCI limit values for VOC emissions from construction products


AgBB published the 2012 list of its NIK (LCI) values, first only in German language (English version was promised to follow soon). The most recent earlier publication of was from 2010. All these can be downloaded from German EPA (UBA) in English and in German.

German DIBt institute in Berlin, a public agency for construction products, will apply these new limit values approach for requiring low VOC emissions for CE marked floorings that are used in Germany. Now all floorings sold in Europe have to carry a CE mark in showing compliance with EN 14041. But for being installed in German buildings, these have to be approved by DIBt after fulfilling the supplementary DIBt requirements on emissions and carry the Ü mark.

Please find here  latest notified version of DIBt regulation.

This regulation is valid also for parquet floorings (EN 14342), parquet coatings, other flooring adhesives, some other products, such as resin floorings, wall coverings, sports floors, and some more. External certification is not be required for coatings and adhesives. Instead, an annual re-testing will do.

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