Len-Tex Blog

Were Those Greenpeace Guys Right about PVC?

August 9th, 2018

Originally Published June 2017 Well, yes………. The vinyl products of the 1960’s and 70’s really were a stew of undesirable (OK, toxic) chemicals. Lead was a highly functional stabilizer in PVC (and it worked for paint, too). The plasticizer of the day was DOP – now banned about everywhere but China – and the colorants […]

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Connecting the Dots: HPDs, EPDs, LEED, BREEAM Sustainability and PVC

August 9th, 2018

Originally Published May 2017 Are you searching for interior finish products with specific attributes but becoming confused by the expanding alphabet soup of standards, abbreviations and certifications? You’re not alone – we’ve been there (but it’s becoming clearer). As the focus of these standards narrows to indoor air quality and its impact on our health, […]

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