Paints and varnishes (ICS code(s): 87.040)
Draft of Egyptian standard "environmental performance label for paints (EPl) – requirements "; (21 page(s), in Arabic)
This draft of Egyptian standard is concerned with the requirements of the environmental performance card in paints and varnishes in terms of the content of volatile substances, the limits of hazardous substances and formaldehyde, and the form of the label for these requirements. It also includes the test methods.
Worth mentioning is that this draft standard complies with the following:
· 2014/312/EU Commission decision of 28 May 2014 establishing the ecological criteria for the award of the EU ECO label for indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes (notified under document C(2014) 3429) (text with EEA relevance)
Directive 2004/42/CE of the European parliament and of the council of 21 April 2004 on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain paints and varnishes and vehicle refinishing products and amending Directive 1999/13/EC