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/m3

EC1PLUS

EC1

EC2

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/m3

EC1PLUS

EC1

EC2

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