This document specifies the characteristics of multilayer mechanical locked floor covering with a wear-resistant and decorative surface layer supplied in panels (either tile or plank form). The floor panels are considered suitable for domestic and commercial levels of use and designed for floating installation.
This document is not applicable to resilient floor panels for loose-laying according to EN ISO 20326, to multilayer wood floorings according to EN 13489, to wood veneer floor coverings according to EN 14354, to laminate floor covering according to EN 13329, EN 14978 and EN 15468 nor to products specified in EN ISO 10581, EN ISO 10582, EN ISO 24011, EN 12104 and ISO 14486.
This document is applicable to areas which are subject to frequent wetting, e.g. bathrooms, laundry rooms or saunas, only if specified by the producer.
This document also includes requirements for marking and packaging.
In Annex A (informative) optional properties are given. In Annex B (informative) a test method for the classification of the flexibility is given.