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 FprEN 16477 2. However, this document can also be applied to other glass products containing volatiles 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 address 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.

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This International Standard specifies the requirements and test methods for their verification for inspection in use for aerial fixed wing and rotary aircraft spray systems for agriculture, horticulture forestry and human health, with respect to minimizing the risk of environmental.
This part of ISO 16122 relates mainly to the condition of the equipment with respect to its potential risk for the environment and its performance to achieve good applications.
NOTE: Requirements for the protection of inspectors during an inspection are given in ISO 16122-1.

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This document specifies a laboratory test method for screening anti-fouling paints in a flow-through system using barnacle cyprid larvae as the test organism. It is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 21716-1, which specifies the general requirements. The purpose of the test is to determine if there is a difference in barnacle settlement on painted test panels compared with barnacle settlement on inert non-toxic control panels under the conditions of the test. Examples of statistical analysis to determine if the difference in barnacle settlement is statistically significant are given in Annex A.

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This document specifies general requirements and common specifications for preparing and aging panels coated with anti-fouling paint to perform laboratory bioassay screening tests against specified organisms. Such tests are given in the other parts of the ISO 21716 series, with which this document is intended to be used. This document is applicable to all anti-fouling paints that prevent or deter the attachment and growth of sessile organisms on a surface through chemical or biological means. It is not applicable to the following: — coatings that deter or prevent fouling solely by physical means such as biocide-free foul release paints; — anti-fouling methods used for controlling harmful marine organisms and pathogenic organisms in ships' ballast water and sediments according to IMO International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004[7].

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This document specifies a laboratory test method for screening anti-fouling paints in a flow-through system using mussels as the test organism. It is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 21716-1, which specifies the general requirements. The purpose of the test is to determine if there is a difference in mussel settlement on painted test panels compared with mussel settlement on inert non-toxic control panels under the conditions of the test. Examples of statistical analysis to determine if the difference in mussel settlement is statistically significant are given in Annex A.

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This document specifies a methodology for establishing quantitative performance data for oil skimmers for recovery of oil with high viscosity (above 50 000 cP), so the end user can objectively judge, compare and evaluate the design and performance of different skimmers. The methodology applies to testing in a basin and requires control of oil properties and oil slick characteristics. The method is applicable to all types of skimmers provided that the equipment dimensions are within the physical limitations of the test basin. The test procedure provides full-scale test results for the unit tested, under controlled conditions, and for one or more classes of highly viscous oil. Attention is drawn to the care required when applying the test results to predict a realistic skimmer performance under field conditions. For dedicated/in-built systems, the test procedures outlined in this document are only applicable to the skimming device as such, not to the entire skimming system.

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This document provides requirements and test methods for tanks, piping and separation systems facilitating the separation of contaminated fluids of oil and water on fixed offshore marine structures and ships, where treatment is performed by separation systems that optimize oil-water separation to a concentration equal to or less than 5 ppm. It is applicable to fixed offshore marine structures and to ships operating in designated sea areas determined by the relevant authorities.

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This document specifies a methodology for establishing quantitative performance data for oil skimmers for recovery of oil with light and medium viscosity (up to 50 000 cP), so the end user can objectively judge, compare, and evaluate the design and performance of different skimmers. The methodology applies to testing in a basin and requires control of oil properties and oil slick characteristics. The method is applicable to all types of skimmers provided that the equipment dimensions are within the physical limitations of the test basin. The test procedure provides the full-scale test results for the unit tested, under controlled conditions, and for one or more classes of oil. Attention is drawn to the care required when applying the test results to predict skimmer performance under field conditions. For dedicated/in-built systems, the test procedures outlined in this document can only be used for the skimming device as such, not for the entire skimming system.

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This European Standard specifies minimum requirements and other criteria for assessing the general safety and environmental performance of road traffic noise reducing devices under typical roadside conditions. Requirements for more onerous conditions are a matter for consideration by the designer. Appropriate test methods are provided where these are necessary, but for some aspects a declaration of material characteristics may be required for the information of designers. The treatment of each topic is covered separately in Annexes A to F.

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This document specifies the requirements, test methods and verification of the inspection of aerial fixed wing and rotary aircraft spray systems for agriculture, forestry, turf, and vegetation control in transport access ways (such as gas and electric lines), with regard to minimizing the potential risk of environmental contamination during use. This document applies only to manned aerial aircraft. It does not cover aircraft safety and design criteria for air worthiness, aircraft registration, pilot or operator requirements, all of which are specified separately by countries or regions. This document relates mainly to the condition of the equipment with respect to its potential risk for the environment and its performance to achieve good applications. The general requirements of ISO 16122-1 apply where appropriate, including for the protection of inspectors during an inspection.

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This document specifies requirements for training programmes designed to educate participants in environmental awareness and sustainable practices in recreational diving activities.
The training programme consists of theory and an optional practical part (water session).

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This document specifies requirements for training programmes designed to educate participants in environmental awareness and sustainable environmental practices in recreational diving activities.
The training programmes consist of theory and an optional practical training segment water session.

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This document addresses environmental control within data centres based upon the criteria and
classifications for “availability”, “security” and “energy efficiency enablement” within EN 50600-1.
This document specifies requirements and recommendations for the following:
a) temperature control;
b) fluid movement control;
c) relative humidity control;
d) particulate control;
e) vibration;
f) physical security of environmental control systems.
Safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements are outside the scope of this European
Standard and are covered by other standards and regulations. However, information given in this European
Standard may be of assistance in meeting these standards and regulations.

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This document specifies requirements for training programmes designed to educate participants in environmental awareness and sustainable environmental practices in recreational diving activities. The training programmes consist of theory and an optional practical training segment water session.

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This Technical Specification specifies existing methods for the determination of the content of non-volatile organic substances in construction products.
Covered substances are phenols, PAH, PCB, phthalates, PBDE, organotin, dioxin and furans, biocides and plant protection products.
The selection of the extraction, clean-up and analysis method(s) to be applied is based on the product matrix and the required sensitivity.

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This Technical Specification specifies existing methods for the determination of non-volatile organic substances in aqueous eluates for the quantification of release from construction products.
Covered substances are phenols, PAH, PCB, phthalates, PBDE, organotin, dioxin and furans, biocides and plant protection products.
The selection of the method to be applied is based on the product matrix and the required sensitivity.

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This European Standard is applicable for the preparation of representative test portions from the laboratory sample that has been taken as specified in respective product standards and in CEN/TR 16220, prior to testing of release and analysis of content of construction products.
This European Standard is intended to specify the sequence of operations and treatments to be applied to the laboratory sample in order to obtain suitable test portions in compliance with the specific requirements defined in the corresponding test methods and analytical procedures.

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(1) This Technical Specification allows the identification of the appropriate leaching test method for the determination of the release of RDS from construction products into soil, surface water and groundwater. This document provides a stepwise procedure for the determination of appropriate release tests, including:
a)   Determination of the test method based on general product properties
b)   Choice of the test method using specific product properties
(2) Furthermore, this Technical Specification gives general guidance for CEN Technical Product Committees and EOTA WGs on basic aspects (sampling, sample preparation and storage, eluate treatment, analysis of eluates and documentation) to be specified in the relevant product standards or ETAs.
(3) Metallic products and coatings on metallic products are not considered in the determination scheme of this Technical Specification since the test methods in CEN/TS 16637 2 (tank test) and CEN/TS 16637 3 (column test) are not appropriate for the testing of these construction products due to a different release mechanism (solubility control).
NOTE   See Annex F
(4) It is assumed that intermittent contact with water (e. g. exposure to rainwater) is tested — by convention — as permanent contact. For some coatings, (e. g. some renders with organic binders according to EN 15824 [4]) in intermittent contact to water, physical and chemical properties might be altered in permanent contact with water. These products are not considered in the determination scheme of this Technical Specification since the test method in CEN/TS 16637 2 is not appropriate for the testing of these construction products (in this case EN 16105 [5] might be an alternative method).

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This TS specifies a method for the determination of the activity concentrations of the radionuclides 226Ra, 232Th and 40K in construction products using semiconductor gamma-ray spectrometry. The standard describes sampling, test sample preparation, and the execution of the test. It includes background subtraction, energy and efficiency calibration, analysis of the spectrum, calculation of the activity concentrations with the associated uncertainties, the decision threshold and detection limit, and reporting of the results.

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This Technical Report specifies a method for the determination of ammonia from cellulose insulation products at 90% relative humidity (RH).
This document is based on the existing prEN 16516 standard which provides an horizontal reference method for the determination of emissions of regulated dangerous substances from construction products into indoor air.

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This Technical Specification specifies analytical methods for the determination of major, minor and trace elements in aqua regia digests of construction products. It refers to the following 67 elements:
Aluminium (Al), antimony (Sb), arsenic (As), barium (Ba), beryllium (Be), bismuth (Bi), boron (B), cadmium (Cd), calcium (Ca), cerium (Ce), cesium (Cs), chromium (Cr), cobalt (Co), copper (Cu), dysprosium (Dy), erbium (Er), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd), gallium (Ga), germanium (Ge), gold (Au), hafnium (Hf), holmium (Ho), indium (In), iridium (Ir), iron (Fe), lanthanum (La), lead (Pb), lithium (Li), lutetium (Lu), magnesium (Mg), manganese (Mn), mercury (Hg), molybdenum (Mo), neodymium (Nd), nickel (Ni), palladium (Pd), phosphorus (P), platinum (Pt), potassium (K), praseodymium (Pr), rubidium (Rb), rhenium (Re), rhodium (Rh), ruthenium (Ru), samarium (Sm), scandium (Sc), selenium (Se), silicon (Si), silver (Ag), sodium (Na), strontium (Sr), sulphur (S), tellurium (Te), terbium (Tb), thallium (Tl), thorium (Th), thulium (Tm), tin (Sn), titanium (Ti), tungsten (W), uranium (U), vanadium (V), ytterbium (Yb), yttrium (Y), zinc (Zn), and zirconium (Zr.
The methods in this Technical Specification are applicable to construction products.
NOTE   Construction products include e.g. mineral-based products (S); bituminous products (B); metals (M); wood-based products (W); plastics and rubbers (P); sealants and adhesives (A); paints and coatings (C), see also CEN/TR 16045 [1].
The selection of analytical methods to be applied is based on the required sensitivity of the method, which is provided for all combinations of substance and analytical procedure.

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This Technical Specification specifies the method for the determination of major, minor and trace elements in aqua regia and nitric acid digests and in eluates of construction products by Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS). It refers to the following 67 elements: Aluminium (Al), antimony (Sb), arsenic (As), barium (Ba), beryllium (Be), bismuth (Bi), boron (B), cadmium (Cd), calcium (Ca), cerium (Ce), cesium (Cs), chromium (Cr), cobalt (Co), copper (Cu), dysprosium (Dy), erbium (Er), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd), gallium (Ga), germanium (Ge), gold (Au), hafnium (Hf), holmium (Ho), indium (In), iridium (Ir), iron (Fe), lanthanum (La), lead (Pb), lithium (Li), lutetium (Lu), magnesium (Mg), manganese (Mn), mercury (Hg), molybdenum (Mo), neodymium (Nd), nickel (Ni), palladium (Pd), phosphorus (P), platinum (Pt), potassium (K), praseodymium (Pr), rubidium (Rb), rhenium (Re), rhodium (Rh), ruthenium (Ru), samarium (Sm), scandium (Sc), selenium (Se), silicon (Si), silver (Ag), sodium (Na), strontium (Sr), sulphur (S), tellurium (Te), terbium (Tb), thallium (Tl), thorium (Th), thulium (Tm), tin (Sn), titanium (Ti), tungsten (W), uranium (U), vanadium (V), ytterbium (Yb), yttrium (Y), zinc (Zn), and zirconium (Zr).
NOTE 1   Construction products include e.g. mineral-based products (S); bituminous products (B); metals (M); wood-based products (W); plastics and rubbers (P); sealants and adhesives (A); paints and coatings (C), see also CEN/TR 16045 [1].
The working range depends on the matrix and the interferences encountered.
NOTE 2   The limit of detection of most elements will be affected by their natural abundance, ionization behaviour, on abundance of isotope(s) free from isobaric interferences and by contamination (e.g. handling and airborne). Handling contaminations are in many cases more important than airborne ones.
The limit of detection will be higher in cases where the determination is likely to be interfered (see Clause 4) or in case of memory effects (see e.g. EN ISO 17294-1:2006, 8.2).
The method in this Technical Specification is applicable to construction products and validated for the product types listed in Annex B.

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This Technical Specification specifies the method for the determination of major, minor and trace elements in aqua regia and nitric acid digests and in eluates of construction products by Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES). It refers to the following 44 elements: Aluminium (Al), antimony (Sb), arsenic (As), barium (Ba), beryllium (Be), bismuth (Bi), boron (B), cadmium (Cd), calcium (Ca), cerium (Ce), chromium (Cr), cobalt (Co), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), lanthanum (La), lead (Pb), lithium (Li), magnesium (Mg), manganese (Mn), mercury (Hg), molybdenum (Mo), neodymium (Nd), nickel (Ni), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), praseodymium (Pr), samarium (Sm), scandium (Sc), selenium (Se), silicon (Si), silver (Ag), sodium (Na), strontium (Sr), sulphur (S), tellurium (Te), thallium (Tl), thorium (Th), tin (Sn), titanium (Ti), tungsten (W), uranium (U), vanadium (V), zinc (Zn), and zirconium (Zr).
For the determination of low levels of As, Se and Sb, hydride generation may be applied. This method is described in Annex D.
NOTE   Construction products include e.g. mineral-based products (S); bituminous products (B); metals (M); wood-based products (W); plastics and rubbers (P); sealants and adhesives (A); paints and coatings (C), see also CEN/TR 16045 [1].
The method in this Technical Specification is applicable to construction products and validated for the product types listed in Annex D.

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This European Standard specifies methods for the determination of major, minor, and trace elements (Ag, Al, As, Ba, Be, Bi, B, Cd, Ca, Cr, Co, Cu, Fe, Hg, K, La, Li, Mg, Mo, Mn, Na, Nd, Ni, P, Pb, Pr, Total S, Sb, Sc, Se, Sm, Sr, Te, Tl, Th, Ti, U, V, W, Zn and Zr) and of anions (Cl-, Br-, F-, SO42-),in aqueous eluates for the quantification of release from construction products. The standard also describes how to measure general parameters like pH, electrical conductivity, DOC/TOC. <> Method detection limits are provided to enable the choice for which analysis method to use. For Hg also a cold vapour method is given.

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This Technical Specification specifies a method for digestion of construction products for the analysis of the content of inorganic substances. The method is based on the use of aqua regia. Solutions produced by this method are suitable for analysis by e.g. inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and inductively coupled plasma emission spectrometry (ICP-OES), by atomic absorption spectrometry (CVAAS, CVAFS), for the following elements: aluminium, antimony, arsenic, barium, beryllium, bismuth, boron, cadmium, calcium, cerium, chromium, cobalt, copper, iron, lanthanum, lead, lithium, magnesium, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, neodymium, nickel, phosphorus, potassium, praseodymium, samarium, scandium, selenium, silicon, silver, sodium, strontium, sulphur, tellurium, thallium, thorium, tin, titanium, tungsten, uranium, vanadium, zinc and zirconium. NOTE Construction products include e.g. mineral-based products (S); bituminous products (B); metals (M); wood-based products (W); plastics and rubbers (P); sealants and adhesives (A); paints and coatings (C), see also CEN/TR 16045.

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This document specifies the requirements for the design of end connectors of oil booms used for the prevention of spreading of oil spills on water. These criteria are intended to define minimum mating characteristics and are not intended to be restricted to a specific configuration. It should be considered that different types of connectors are preferably used in different areas. This document does not define any priority. It remains the responsibility of manufacturers and users to select the right connector for the intended application. Stability features of boom connectors are the result of interaction between bodies of booms and connectors. This document does not purport to address all safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. However, it is the responsibility of the user of this document to establish the appropriate safety and health procedures, and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations.

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This document specifies basic requirements for the design, layout and application of boom accessories, referred to as auxiliary equipment for the purpose of this document. This document does not purport to address all safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. However, it is the responsibility of the user of this document to establish the appropriate safety and health procedures, and to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations.

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This document provides a method for addressing ship generated waste and cargo residues from when they are offloaded from the ship, to how they are managed ashore. The provision, operation and use of port reception facilities (PRFs) are inherently linked, so this document addresses the design of PRFs, and their operation and management. This document is designed to be used by ports and terminals with existing PRFs which aim to refine their systems; it can also be used by new ports and terminals that are developing PRFs. Parties to MARPOL are obligated as Port States to ensure that port reception facilities (PRFs) adequate to meet the needs of the ships using them without causing undue delay are provided at their ports and terminals. MARPOL does not seek to regulate the management of ship generated waste and cargo residues at ports and terminals beyond the reception facility requirement. However, ports and terminals may need to consider national, regional and local regulations. While these regulations can exceed the scope of MARPOL, the IMO recognises the need to manage ship generated waste and cargo residues at ports and terminals as part of an environmentally sound management approach for avoiding, minimising, and eliminating pollution from ships. In consideration of above, this document applies to the management of ship generated waste and cargo residues regulated by MARPOL that are discharged at ports and terminals. It also covers principles and issues that should be considered in the development of a PWMP, its implementation and PRF operations. The operation of any PRF is governed by the principles and procedures included in the PWMP. The procedures to operate the PRF and the development of a PWMP are closely linked and therefore are integrated into this document. This document addresses the principles and issues that should be considered in: — The development of a port waste management strategy; — The design and operation of PRF; — PWMP development, implementation and compliance; and — PRF management and accountability. This document has been designed to be used by ports and terminals of any size. It does not give specifics on the size or location of a PRF in each port, but provides a list of principles to be considered and applied to any size of type of port or terminal (e.g. marina, fishing port, container terminal, oil terminal, roll on/roll off terminal, cruise terminal, ferry terminal, bulk or general cargo terminal, ship repair or recycling facility, and offshore terminal). Inland ports and marinas and those ports that have entered regional arrangements for the provision of a PRF can also use this document.

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The aim of this Technical Report is to propose a methodology to determine indoor gamma dose from building materials and to help classify such a product as required in the Construction Products Regulation [7]. This first technical approach could be a precursor for the development of a harmonized European Standard based on this methodology.
NOTE 1   In this Technical Report, doses from radon and thoron exhalation are excluded. However, in 3.3, information is given on how radon exhalation is dealt with in (EU)2013/59/Euratom, the Basic Safety Standards Directive (Euratom-BSS) [1].
NOTE 2   Building materials considered in this Technical Report are the construction products used for buildings. Other construction products used for any other construction works (civil engineering…) are not relevant and out of the purpose of the scope of this Technical Report.
NOTE 3   Compliance with national exemption levels for NORM nuclides remains.

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This European Standard gives Ecodesign requirements for small power transformers complying with the EN 61558 series and in relation to Commission Regulation (EU) N° 548/2014 implementing the European Directive 2009/125/EC.
This European Standard is applicable to transformers with 50 Hz AC input and output with a rated power of 1 kVA or more and a voltage lower than 1 kV, except those excluded in the regulation.
For transformers with a voltage between 1 kV and 1,1 kV, this standard may be used as a guide.

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ISO 21070:2017 specifies procedures for the shipboard management of garbage, including handling, collection, separation, marking, treatment, and storage. It also describes the ship-to-shore interface and the delivery of garbage from the ship to the port reception facility. MARPOL, Annex V sets the minimum standard for garbage management that apply to ships. ISO 21070:2017 applies to the management and handling of shipboard garbage during the period the garbage will be on board. The definition of garbage in this document is as defined in MARPOL, Annex V.

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ISO 20053:2017 specifies materials, types, selection criteria and designation and marking of sorbents and data to be provided by manufacturer(s) for the sorbents. The purpose of ISO 20053:2017 is to assist manufacturers and facilitate users in selecting sorbents by technical criteria. It does not purport to address all aspects of sorbents or safety concerns associated with sorbent use, nor does it define sorbent operational procedures.

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This European Standard only defines procedures, criteria and indicators to provide the required evidence for:
-   production of raw material in areas for nature protection purposes;
-   harvesting of raw material from non-natural highly biodiverse grasslands; and
-   cultivation and harvesting on peatland.
This European Standard specifies requirements relevant for the provision of evidence by economic operators that the production, cultivation and harvesting of raw materials is in accordance with legal or other requirements concerning the areas mentioned above.
This European Standard is applicable to production, cultivation and harvesting of biomass for biofuels and bioliquids production.
NOTE   At several occasions in the text the plural form "purposes" is used, but in practice there can be just one nature protection or harvesting of raw material purpose.

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This Technical Report gives information on existing methods to test ecotoxicity of construction products. Information is given on how to combine recommended leaching tests with biological tests for the aquatic environment and how to avoid possible problems, when performing biological tests. Also suitable terrestrial tests on granular construction products diluted with artificial soil are proposed for a minimum test battery.
Reference has been made as far as possible to existing International and European Standards and guidelines.
The test procedure described in this Technical Report is technically suitable for all construction product eluates and for terrestrial tests on granular or paste-like construction products. However, from the point of view of test efficiency it is recommended mainly for products containing organics or polymers in case chemical analysis alone is not deemed to be sufficient. For inorganic products the chemical analysis is seen as straightforward in construction product eluates and therefore the added value of data received through ecotoxicity tests is seen as limited.

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This Technical Specification is applicable to determine the leaching behaviour of non-volatile inorganic and organic substances from granular construction products (without or with size reduction (see 6.2)). The construction products are subjected to percolation with water as a function of liquid to solid ratio under specified percolation conditions. The construction products are leached under hydraulically dynamic conditions. The method is a once-through column leaching test and the test results establish the distinction between different release patterns, for instance wash-out and release under the influence of interaction with the matrix, when approaching local equilibrium between construction product and leachant (for inorganic substances).
This test method produces eluates, which can subsequently be characterised by physical, chemical and ecotoxicological methods according to existing standard methods. The results of eluate analysis are presented as a function of the liquid/solid ratio. The test is not suitable for species that are volatile under ambient conditions. This up-flow percolation test is a parameter specific test as specified in TS351WG1XXX-1 and is therefore not necessarily producing results that mimic specific intended use situations. This measurement procedure allows the manufacturer to determine the information on the release performance to be provided with the CE-marking.
NOTE 1   Volatile organic substances include the low molecular weight substances in mixtures such as mineral oil.
NOTE 2   It is not always possible to optimise test conditions simultaneously for inorganic and organic substances and optimum test conditions may also vary between different groups of organic substances. Test requirements for organic substances are generally more stringent than those for inorganic substances. The test conditions suitable for measuring the release of organic substances will generally also be applicable to inorganic substances.

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This document provides guidance on how to apply existing communication models regarding environmental concerns to mechanical products.
Carrying out communication models for environmental performances of mechanical products can be relevant for several entities, e.g. single companies, enterprises, collective bodies (trade associations, standardization committees, etc.) and others.
On the one hand side mechanical products represent a large variety of nonuniform items. They can be characterized by several properties distinguishing them from each other. On the other hand side various generic standards/standard-series are existent addressing on how to communicate environmental issues.
This document provides a consistent approach on how to match a particular mechanical product with an appropriate generic standard.
In order to do so, this document contains criteria to cluster the great variety of mechanical products into categories. Based on this categorization existing standards concerning environmental performance communication are evaluated with regards to their suitability.

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ISO 13073-3:2016 specifies a method of human health risk assessment that enables the evaluation of anti-fouling paint application and removal in order to determine if the product can be used safely where users are at risk of being exposed to biocidally active substances contained within anti-fouling paints. This can be used for a risk assessment to determine the impact(s), if any, on professional or non-professional operators. ISO 13073-3:2016 does not specify a specific test method for evaluation of hazard and toxicity or recommend usage restrictions of certain substances. NOTE 1 ISO 13073-3:2016 is a "minimum" method, i.e. additional regulations or assessments based on national needs can be warranted. NOTE 2 While the approach prescribed is a tiered system, studies required in higher tiers can be undertaken in lieu of equivalent lower tier studies.

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This Technical Specification establishes guidelines for the development and use of self-declared
environmental claims for textile products, which includes principles, methodology and rules for some terms
commonly used in environmental claims for textile products.
This Technical Specification does not substitute any legal requirements applicable to the textile product,
related with environmental information, claims or labelling, or any other applicable legal requirements.
The purpose of this Technical Specification is to give a robust basis in order to get a better knowledge of
certain used terms, and then select and choose the textile products which are the most respectful of the
environment and to make the textile professionals, especially from SMEs, aware of the principles for sincere
and precise environmental claims.

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This Technical Specification describes a procedure for the use of the passive samplers Sigma-2 and PMF to sample airborne pollen. Both are designed to sample coarse aerosol particles. Collected samples are used to analyze pollen input with regard to pollen type and amount, and input of transgenic pollen. The Sigma-2 passive sampler here provides a standardized sampling method for direct microscopic pollen analysis and quantifying the aerial pollen input at the site. The PMF yields sufficient amounts of pollen to additionally carry out molecular-biological diagnostics for detection of GMO.
Essential background information on performing GMO monitoring is given in Guideline VDI 4330 Part 1 [4], which is based on an integrated assessment of temporal and spatial variation of GMO cultivation (sources of GMO), the exposure in the environment and biological/ecological effects. Ideally, the pollen sampling using technical samplers for GMO monitoring should be undertaken in combination with the biological collection of pollen by bees (FprCEN/TS 16817-2).
The application of technical passive samplers and the use of honey bee colonies as active biological collectors complement each other in a manifold way when monitoring the exposure to GMO pollen. Technical samplers provide results regarding the pollen input at the sampling site in a representative way, whereas with biological sampling by honey bee colonies, pollen from flowering plants in the area is collected according to the bees' collection activity. Thus, this method represents GMO exposure to roaming insects. By combining the two sampling methods these two main principles of exposure are represented. Furthermore, a broad range of pollen species is covered.
The sample design depends on the intended measuring objective. Some examples are given in 6.2.

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This Technical Specification describes a procedure through which pollen – in particular pollen of genetically modified organisms (GMO) – can be sampled by means of bee colonies.
Bee colonies, especially the foraging bees, actively roam an area and are therefore area related samplers. Pollen sampling depends on the collection activity of the bees and the availability of pollen sources within the spatial zone according to the bees' preferences (supply of melliferous plants). A colony of bees normally forages over an area of up to 5 km radius (median 1,6 km, mean 2,2 km), in rare cases some bees may also forage in greater distances up to 10 km and more [26].
Foragers fix the gathered pollen on the outside of their hind legs (pollen loads, also known as pollen pellets). Inside the hive they place these pollen loads into comb cells close to the brood nest (bee bread). Furthermore, foragers gather nectar and honeydew. Nectar contains pollen which fell from the anthers of the blossom into the nectar drop, or pollen which was dispersed by the wind and sticks in the nectar of other blossoms or adheres to the sticky honeydew of plants. Nectar and honeydew are converted to honey and stored by the bees in the beehive.
Honey, pollen load and bee-bread may be used as sample matrices for the subsequent analysis of pollen as it is possible to concentrate sufficient amounts of pollen for microscopic and molecular biological diagnostics.
Microscopic analysis is used to identify the various pollen types and to quantify the exposure to the target pollen types in question. GMO exposure is analyzed by molecular-biological methods: For analysis of pollen DNA quantitative PCR methods are used and described here in this Technical Specification. The analysis of GMO specific proteins and toxins in pollen is possible, too, using ELISA, but to this date the method has not been evaluated enough in pollen matrices for standardization in this Technical Specification.

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ISO 13065:2015 specifies principles, criteria and indicators for the bioenergy supply chain to facilitate assessment of environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability. ISO 13065:2015 is applicable to the whole supply chain, parts of a supply chain or a single process in the supply chain. ISO 13065:2015 applies to all forms of bioenergy, irrespective of raw material, geographical location, technology or end use. ISO 13065:2015 does not establish thresholds or limits and does not describe specific bioenergy processes and production methods. Compliance with ISO 13065:2015 does not determine the sustainability of processes or products. ISO 13065:2015 is intended to facilitate comparability of various bioenergy processes or products. It can also be used to facilitate comparability of bioenergy and other energy options.

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This CEN Technical Report provides guidance on the statistical assessment of declared values with respect to the release, emission and/or content of dangerous substances. This report provides statistically-based criteria for type-testing (TT), further-testing (FT) and where a product has been shown to be consistent with measured values for the release, emission or content that are significantly below the declared values, the point where no-further-testing (NFT) is permitted.
A series of fundamental principles are defined in FprCEN/TR 16797-1 and two statistical approaches are defined. The first approach is to use assessment by variables and this approach requires the data to be normally or log-normally distributed. This approach is recommended as the default option. The alternative approach based on assessment by attributes is appropriate for data sets that are not normally or log-normally distributed. The downside to this form of assessment is that more test data are needed for the same level of reliability. FprCEN/TR 16797-1 introduces these assessment procedures and FprCEN/TR 16797-2 provides more detail and the statistical proof that they satisfy the principles defined in FprCEN/TR 16797-1. With both of these approaches the minimum frequency of testing is a function of the distance between the mean value and declared value and the variability of the data set, i.e. the sample standard deviation.
To reduce the costs of testing, production plants producing a similar product may share data, e.g. be grouping the product into clusters for statistical assessment of declared values. Rules for the use of clusters are given in this document.
This document also contains rules for identifying outliers within a data set and guidance on using tests other than the reference method for FT.
A list of tasks for product technical committees is given in this document as is a model clause for including in product standards and rules of applications that may be cited in the product standard or copied into product standards.

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This CEN Technical Report provides guidance on the statistical assessment of declared values with respect to the release, emission and/or content of dangerous substances. This Technical Report provides statistically-based criteria for type-testing (TT), further-testing (FT) and where a product has been shown to be consistent with measured values for the release, emission or content that are significantly below the declared values, the point where no-further-testing (NFT) is permitted.
A series of fundamental principles are defined in the present document and two statistical approaches are defined. The first approach is to use assessment by variables and this approach requires the data to be normally or log-normally distributed. This approach is recommended as the default option. The alternative approach based on assessment by attributes is appropriate for data sets that are not normally or log-normally distributed. The downside to this form of assessment is that more test data are needed for the same level of reliability. The present document introduces these assessment procedures and FprCEN/TR 16797-2 provides more detail and the statistical proof that they satisfy the principles defined in this document. With both of these approaches the minimum frequency of testing is a function of the distance between the mean value and declared value and the variability of the data set, i.e. the sample standard deviation.
To reduce the costs of testing, production plants producing a similar product may share data, e.g. be grouping the product into clusters for statistical assessment of declared values. Rules for the use of clusters are given in this document.
FprCEN/TR 16797-2 also contains rules for identifying outliers within a data set and guidance on using tests other than the reference method for FT.
A list of tasks for product technical committees is given in FprCEN/TR 16797-2 as is a model clause for including in product standards and rules of applications that may be cited in the product standard or copied into product standards.

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This part of EN 50598 specifies the process and requirements to implement environmental conscious product design principles, to evaluate eco-design performance and to communicate the potential environmental impacts for power driven systems, motor starters, power electronics (e.g. Complete Drive Modules, CDM) used in motor driven applications (motor driven loads) for low voltage (less than 1000V) and in the power range of 0,12 kW up to 1000 kW during the whole life cycle.
It defines the content for 2 different environmental declaration types:
   The basic version, an environmental declaration type II, with basic data and qualitative statements on eco design, as defined in EN ISO 14021
   The full version, an environmental declaration type III as defined in EN ISO 14025, including quantitatively evaluated potential environmental impacts. For that product category rules [PCR] for motor system components are included to assure an harmonized life cycle assessment methodology.
This part of EN 50598 is harmonized with the applicable generic and horizontal environmental standards and contains the additional details relevant for the above mentioned products.
This part of EN 50598 applies to the components of a motor system as defined in EN 50XXX 1.

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This part of EN 50598 provides the general requirements to energy efficiency standardization for any extended product by using the guidance of the extended product approach (EPA).
It enables product committees for driven equipment with embedded motor systems (so called extended products) to interface with the relative power losses of the embedded motor system (e.g. PDS) in order to calculate the system energy efficiency for the whole application.
This shall be based on specified calculation models for speed/load profiles, the duty profiles and relative power losses of appropriate torque versus speed operating points.
This part of EN 50598 specifies the methodology of determination of losses of the extended product and its sub-parts.
This part of EN 50598 does not specify requirements for environmental impact declarations.

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This standard defines terms used in the field of the assessment of release of dangerous substances for construction products. The terms are classified under the following main headings: - Terms regarding the development and application of technical specifications for construction products; - Terms related to products and their ingredients (general; soil, ground- and surface water; indoor air); - Terms related to sampling, test procedures and declaration of test results (general; soil, ground- and surface water; indoor air); - Terms related to radiation. An alphabetical index is provided.

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EN 16603-34 addresses the discipline of environmental control and life support (ECLS) and the interfaces to other disciplines of engineering and to the domains of management and product assurance. It also introduces the structure and applicability of the associated Level 3 Standards. The environmental control and life support systems (ECLSS) covered in this Standard includes those aspects relating to the assurance of a safe and comfortable environment for human beings undertaking a space mission. When other forms of life are accommodated on board, the ECLSS also ensures the appropriate environmental conditions for those living organisms. This Standard applies to all ECLSS for: - all manned space endeavours and manrated space products, and - any other form of life to be maintained on board. This standard may be tailored for the specific characteristics and constrains of a space project in conformance with ECSS-S-ST-00.

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ISO 17325-2:2014 (in addition to ISO 17325-1) specifies the particular strength and performance requirements of oil booms and associated test methods. It does not purport to address the safety concerns, if any, associated with their use.

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CEN/TS 16637-2 specifies a Dynamic Surface Leaching Test (DSLT) which is aimed at determining the release per unit surface area as a function of time of inorganic and/or non-volatile organic substances from a monolithic, plate- or sheet-like product, when it is put into contact with an aqueous solution (leachant). The test method is not suitable for substances that are volatile under ambient conditions. (2) This test is a parameter specific test focusing on identifying and specifying parameter specific properties tested under specified conditions. It is not aimed at simulating real situations. The application of results to specific intended conditions of use may be established by means of modelling (not included in this Technical Specification). (3) The modification for granular construction products with low hydraulic conductivity (Annex A) applies for granular particles with so little drainage capacity between the grains that percolation in percolation tests and in practice is nearly impossible. (4) The test method applies to more or less regularly shaped test portions consisting of monolithic test pieces with minimum dimensions of 40 mm in all directions (volume > 64 000 mm3 (64 cm3)). It also applies to plate- or sheet-like products with surface areas of minimum 10 000 mm2 (100 cm2) exposed to the leachant. Products designed to drain water (e.g. draining tiles, porous asphalt) and monolithic granular products according to CEN/TS 16637-1:2014, Table 1, are also tested by this test method. All products to be tested are assumed to maintain their integrity over a time frame relevant for the considered intended use. (5) Metals, metallic coatings and organic coatings on metals are excluded from the scope of CEN/TS 16637-2 because the principles of this test (diffusion) are not obeyed by these products. Guidance on the need for testing of these products is under consideration. (6) For some coatings (e.g. some renders with organic binders according to EN 15824) in intermittent contact to water, physical and chemical properties might be changed in permanent contact with water. For these products CEN/TS 16637-2 is not appropriate. (7) Guidance on the applicability of the test method to a given product is outlined in CEN/TS 16637-1.

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