Limit Values

Limit values of the different EMICODE® classes have been established for the individual product groups as follows:

 

Flooring installation and other construction products

 

 

µg/m3EC1PLUSEC1EC2
TVOC after 3 days≤ 750≤ 1000≤ 3000
TVOC after 28 days≤ 60≤ 100≤ 300
TSVOC after 28 days≤ 40≤ 50≤ 100
R value based on German AgBB LCI (NIK) after 28 days     1--
Sum of non-assessable VOC≤ 40--
Formaldehyde after 3 days≤ 50≤ 50≤ 50
Acetaldehyde after 3 days≤ 50≤ 50≤ 50
Sum of form- and acetaldehyde

≤ 0.05 ppm     

≤ 0.05 ppm      ≤ 0.05 ppm  
Sum of C1A/C1B VOCs after 3 days       ≤ 10≤ 10≤ 10
Any C1A/C1B VOC after 28 days  ≤ 1≤ 1≤ 1

 

 

 

Surface treatment products

 

µg/m3EC1PLUSEC1EC2
Sum of TVOC+TSVOC after 28 days≤ 100 thereof       
max. 40 SVOC  
≤ 150 thereof       
max. 50 SVOC 
≤ 400 thereof
max. 100 SVOC     
Formaldehyde after 3 days       ≤ 50≤ 50≤ 50
Acetaldehyde after 3 days       ≤ 50≤ 50≤ 50
Sum of volatile C1A/C1B after 3 days           ≤ 10≤ 10≤ 10
Any volatile C1A/C1B after 28 days        ≤ 1≤ 1≤ 1

 

 

 

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