GUT limit values
Active biocidal substances

For the biocides listed that may be contained as active substances in respective formulations there is either a ban on their use or a limit value was specified for the respective active substance or group of active substances.

Active substances /
active group of substances

Limit value[mg/kg]

chlorphenole

0.1

chlororganic pesticides

0.04

phosphororganic pesticides

0.04
for each individual substances and
1.0 for the sum of all components

herbicides

0.04

permethrine

210

Emissions from textile floorcoverings

Volatile organic components from textile floorcoverings are determined in compliance with the test-chamber process. The following limit values are specified for the components listed.

Components

Limit values [g / m]

TVOC ( C6 to C16)

300

VOC without LCI*

100

R-value

≤ 1

SVOC ( C16 to C22 )

30

Carcinogenic substances
(EU-list Classes 1 and 2 )

not identifiable

Test chamber method (EN 13419; 1+2; ISO 16000). The test is performed 72h after t = 0. For calculation and evaluation of the R-value, the actual LCI-Value List as published by AgBB* is used.

Heavy metals

The total content of the heavy metals (Pb; Cr; Cd; Hg) is limited as shown in the table below

Components

Limit value [mg/kg]

sum of all components

≤ 100