From 1° January 2012 the products manufactured, decorated and the supplies exported to France, for the first time needs to be classified and labeled with the French Label. From 1° September 2013 the new regulation is applied also to products which already are present within French territory. It’s a labeling, in addition to the CE one, that allows customers to have a clearer information and that establish a new selection criteria.
Classes goes from A+ to C and they are measured following the results of product’s analysis, through which it’s investigated the presence of ten substances: formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, xylene, trimethylbenzene, diclorobenezene, Ethylbenzene, butoxietanolo. The sum of this ten substances represent the TVOC (Total of Volatile Orgainic Substances).
I pavimenti in legno Itlas sono in Classe A+, secondo il Decreto N° 2011-321 del 23 marzo 2011 del Ministero francese dell’Ecologia, dello Sviluppo Sostenibile, dei Trasporti e della Casa.