2. 7. 1. Ban of critical flame retardants

description relevant product categories 


The group of flame retardants that are most critical includes the following organohalogen compounds that are still admissible in the EU: halogenated biphenyls, terphenyls, naphthalenes and diphenyl methanes, brominated diphenyl ethers, tetrabromobisphenol A, short-chain chloroparaffins C10–13, and halogenated phosphoric acid esters.


minimum requirement

Products that contain one of following the flame retardants must not be used:

Safety data sheet in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, and manufacturer's declaration.

Alternatively, the corresponding baubook declaration may serve as evidence (www.baubook.info/oea).

background, sources

baubook green procurement
Harmonised “EcoBuildingCriteria” provided by “ÖkoKauf Wien” and “service package sustainable construction in Vorarlberg”