Where is it Commonly Found?Pipes, conduits, waterproofing, roofing, siding, door and windows, resilient flooring, carpet backing, wall covering, signage, window treatments, furniture, and wire cable sheathing
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
PET plastic for wiring jacketing; natural and polyolefin materials for wallcovers; Rubber, Linoluem, PVC-free resilient flooring options; Nylon, Polyester for shower curtains; Polyurethane, Nylon, Nylon Microfiber and Polyethylene; Fiberglass base with cotton flocked backing, polyester with arcylic foamed backing, polyester, polyester and cotton, Olefin-coated olefin yarn, and Thermoplastic Olefin. There are many PVC-free options for piping, conduits, flooring, carpet, wall protection systems, windows & doors, backings, and window treatments.
Additional Regulatory Information
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is it’s Origin?
A plasticizer used mostly in the production of flexible PVC products.
A class of phthalates that includes but not limited to Butyl Benzyl Phthalate (BBP), Di(2-Ethylhexyl)Phthalate (DEHP), Di-N-Octyl Phthalate (DNOP), Di-N-Pentyl Phthalate (DNPP), Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Diisobutyl Phthalate (DIBP), Diisodecyl Phthalate (DIDP), Diisononyl Phthalate (DINP), Di-N-Hexylphthalate (DNHP)
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