Have British Gypsum products ever contained Asbestos?
British Gypsum have never used asbestos in our board or plaster products.
What is the crystalline silica content of Gypsum plasters?
The natural Gypsum that makes up our Thistle plaster range varies slightly in composition from site to site due to natural impurities in the surrounding rock, one of these impurities is quartz, a form of crystalline silica.
What is the ODP (Ozone Depletion Potential) and the GWP (Global Warming Potential) of Isover products
What is the volatile organic compound (VOC) content of Gyprex Satinspar ceiling tiles?
None of the main components used in the manufacture of Gyprex Satinspar contain VOC or formaldehyde which exceeds the requirements of European voluntary labelling schemes connected to indoor air quality.
What is the volatile organic compound (VOC) content of Gyptone ceiling tiles?
The Gyptone ceiling tile range has been tested to EN 13419-1, EN 13419-3 & ISO 16000-3. Results show that the total VOC emissions are less than 1000μg/m3.
What is the volatile organic compound (VOC) or Formaldehyde content of Gyproc plasterboard?
Based upon indicative testing of a sample of plasterboard products, Gyproc plasterboard is estimated not to contain a VOC content or Formaldehyde content which exceeds the requirements of European voluntary labelling schemes connected with indoor air quality.
What is the Green Guide rating of your products and systems?
BRE Green Guide ratings are generally based on overall construction elements, although Isover insulation products do have individual A+ ratings. The Green Guide is continuously developed and updated by the BRE in terms of their assessment of construction elements.
Does British Gypsum source timber from Sustainably Managed forests?
As one of the UK’s largest purchasers of pallets, British Gypsum want to set the standard for sustainable and responsibly sourced timber. In 2008 the business made a public commitment that by the end of 2010 all timber would come from registered sustainable sources. British Gypsum has been working in partnership with some of the largest timber suppliers in the UK and 100% of timber now comes from sustainable sources.
Is gypsum waste hazardous?
Uncontaminated Gypsum waste is considered NON HAZARDOUS, NON INERT.