This document defines the origin of recyclate made from pre-consumer waste and post-consumer waste as it is used in new products. It distinguishes between different PVC materials used in production for PVC window and door profiles.
It specifies terms and definitions for different PVC based materials used for the production of unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U) profiles for windows and doors.
This document serves as the reference standard for definitions used in related standards such as all parts of EN 12608, EN 17410 or standards for PVC based profiles for building applications.
NOTE A visualization of PVC material stream can be found in Annex A of EN 17410.