This document provides specific rules for the assessment of the release on dangerous substances from glass products into indoor air of buildings in complement to the horizontal rules given in EN 16516.
This document addresses specifically products as mentioned in TC 129 Mandate - M135 Amendment 1 EN (2012), i.e. products covered by the following European Standards: EN 1036 2 and EN 16477-21. However, this document can also be applied to other glass products containing volatile organic compounds (VOC) such as: EN 1279-5, EN 15755-1 and EN 14449. Glass products that do not contain organic compounds are not in the scope of this document (see Annex A).
This document addresses the release of dangerous substances into indoor air from construction products, although it can also be applied to glass products used in other applications such as furniture.