ECOSPECIFIER ISSUES OF CONCERN / RED LIGHTS
Red Light Comment:
Product is unlikely to cause harmful effects in its purchased form. However, there are OH&S issues related to its manufacturing process and issues related to disposal and leaching of toxics. Product is made from polycarbonate based on bisphenol-A (BPA) which is a phenol (see Glossary) based on benzene (see Glossary). BPA is associated with level 2 R-phrases such as 'Risk of serious damage to eyes' and 'Harmful to aquatic organisms'. Preventative actions should be taken to eliminate the risk related to handling BPA. Product should be recycled to prevent leaching of bisphenol-A into environment.
Information last verified on 31st March 2010.
Standard facade, wall and roof cladding materials