Fit For Purpose:
In respect to Reaction to Fire, the ceiling tile shall have been fully tested to EN 13964:2004 + A1:2006 as having a classification of A1.
In respect to Durability, the ceiling tile shall have been fully tested to EN 13964:2004 + A1:2006 as having a classification of Class B.
The ceiling 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 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.
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 AgBB 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 ceiling product 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.