ASTM WK44075

    New Practice for Preparing a Building Product Substance Report

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E60.01 | Committee E60 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK44075

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice provides informational requirements for publishing a building product substance report (BPSR) so that specifiers, architects, users, and other product decision-makers can assess whether the product in a building operated under normal and anticipated conditions may pose potential human health risks to occupants. 1.2 This practice is applicable to all building products incorporated into an occupied building. 1.3 This practice focuses on the building products as installed in an occupied building and as delivered to the building site. This practice does not cover fabrication or the installation processes because these are subject to worker safety and health regulations and law. 1.4 The final building product manufacturer or agent is responsible for providing this information and completing this report. 1.5 Units--The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. 1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    Designers and specifiers continually seek information on material and product attributes to ensure they and their clients are well informed for making the very best choices. Product Transparency Declarations provide specifiers with a list of ingredients in a building product and helps specifiers know whether any ingredients are present at levels requiring a warning notification.


    Keywords

    building product substance declaration; certifications; exposure; hazard statement; substances; product composition; risk; VOC emissions

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-14-2013

    Technical Contact:
    Ann Mason

    Item:
    001

    Ballot:
    E60.01 (17-03)

    Status:
    In Balloting