Fit For Purpose:
The flooring shall be PVC flooring rolls 200 cm in width, 20 m in length and 2 mm thickness.
In respect of Slip Resistance, the flooring shall have been fully tested to DIN EN 649 by an independent test house as being classification group R9 and having a mean overall acceptance angle of 7.9°.
In respect of Slip Resistance, the flooring shall have been fully tested to AS/NZS 4586-2004 as being a slip resistance assessment group R10 and having a mean overall acceptance angle of 10°, mean British Pendulum Number of 54 and classification W.
In respect of Fire Rating, the flooring shall have been fully tested to AS ISO 9239.1-2003 as having a Mean Critical Radiant Flux of 8.7kw/m2.
In respect of Dimensional Stability, the flooring shall have been fully tested to EN 434:1994 as having a dimensional stability of ≤0.4% average.
In respect of Colourfastness to Light, the flooring shall have been fully tested according to ISO 105-B02:2004 as having a result of 6 or higher.
The flooring shall:
a) Be certified as LEVEL A under a Green Building Council of Australia recognised third party certification system.
b) Health and Ecotoxicity: Product shall comply with GreenTag global ESCAP and subject to a risk assessment not contain greater than 0.1% of any compound classified by the IARC as a Class 1, 2, 2A or 2B carcinogen, or classified by EU Directive 2001/59/EC as a Category 1, 2 or 3 Mutagen, or classified by EU Directive 2001/59/EC as a Category 1, 2, 3 or 4 Terratogen and shall contain the plasticiser/s composed of isosorbide diesters produced from fatty acids of vegetable origin and isosorbide derived from glucose, be bio based, biodegradable and phthalate free.
c) Social and Environmental Requirements: Product shall demonstrate legal compliance to Australian social and environmental legislation and provide evidence of Compliant Supply Chain and Compliant Environmental Claims (according to ISO 14021).
d) Durability: Product shall demonstrate compliance with all relevant Fit for Purpose requirements and provide replacement parts for the useful life of the product.
e) End of Life: Product shall demonstrate design for disassembly capability of a minimum of 90% where supplier shall demonstrate appropriate design for disassembly strategies that ensure products are designed in a way that enable their easy separation into recyclable units to improve end of life recycling (where relevant). Supplier shall provide contractual arrangements with the customer to take products back at the end of the products in-use phase for some form of refurbishment, reuse, or recycling.
f) VOC's: Product shall be compliant to VOC and TVOC levels in accordance with ASTM D5116 and complies as a minimum with the following TVOC emissions limits:
- i. Total VOC limit 0.5mg/m2/hour
- ii. 4-PC (4-Phenylcyclohexene) 0.05mg/m2 per hour.
The manufacturer of the flooring must also be in possession of valid:
a) Quality systems certificate, showing compliance with ISO 9001:2008.
b) Environmental management certificate, showing compliance with ISO 14001:2004.
c) Occupational health and safety management system certificate, showing compliance with ISO 18001:2007.