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VOC Blog: Change of editor

This Blog had been edited by Reinhard Oppl who is not in duty at Eurofins any longer. Editing will be done by the VOC team of Eurofins Product Testing A/S now. “Now the young people take over, and I am … Continue reading

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BREEAM Norway launched 2016 version

BREEAM Norway launched a new version of its specification for certification of sustainable buildings. The requirements on emissions from products have been modified significantly. Please see our webpage http://www.eurofins.com/breeam-nor for more details.  

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EU Construction Products Directive – Clarification by the EU Commission

The objective of the European Construction Products Directive CPR is to ensure that reliable information is presented in relation to their performance – and all this in a harmonized manner across Europe, to facilitate cross-border trade within the European Union. … Continue reading

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Eurofins listed as notified lab for use with CE marking

Eurofins is listed as notified testing lab for use with CE marking, with reference to the VOC emissions testing standard CEN/TS 16516. The Danish accreditation body DANAK accredited the VOC emissions test methods of Eurofins Product Testing A/S in Galten … Continue reading

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SVOC content testing after revision of the EU ecolabel for paints and varnishes

As reported earlier, the EU ecolabel for paints and varnishes contained requirements on SVOC content testing that confused the testing labs because it required use of ISO 11890-2 for that purpose. But that standard was not made for that purpose, … Continue reading

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German draft VOC regulation notified to the EU Commission – first step towards implementation

Germany wants to regulate VOC emissions from construction products into indoor air, as small part of a pretty complex national amendment of the Construction Products Regulation. CE marked products will not face additional regulation. Earlier additional √ú marking must not … Continue reading

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Germany published revised draft VOC regulations

Germany asked for public comments on their revised drafts concerning national amendments to construction products regulation in May 2016. While the commenting period has gone, you can see the comments that were sent in on a special German webpage (in … Continue reading

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