PVC is safe in use. Formulations are designed to meet all applicable regulations and standards, in particular in critical health care and food contact applications.
All PVC formulations are stable and flame-retardant.
- April 2001, Australia: Conclusions on some of the scientific issues concerning the use of PVC products
This study analyses the issues identified in the CSIRO’ June 1998 report. The balance of available evidence indicates that PVC in its building and construction applications has no more effect on the environment than alternatives.
- June 1999, Germany: UBA report reveals differentiated pictures depending on type of application for environmental performances of PVC applications.
- The German environment agency UBA has developed a model to anticipate substance related environmental protection in a sustainable development and eco-efficiency perspective. The model was exemplified and verified with PVC taken as an example.