30 Mar '12, 2pm

Phthalate-Free Vinyl Flooring One Step Closer to Mainstream: Catching up to Europe. @bglive

phthalates in vinyl-based flooring Posted by Brent Ehrlich on Mar 22, 2012, 01:04 PM Hi Greta, Vinyl tiles still need some plasticizers to give them a little flexibility and keep them from being too brittle and easily damaged...picture a tile chipping or shattering when an object hits it rather than absorbing the shock. The plasticizer does not have to be a phthalate, however. Upofloor uses one derived from castor oil for its phthalate-free vinyl sheet flooring, for instance.

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2012/2/28/P...

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phthalates in vinyl-based flooring Posted by Brent Ehrlich on Mar 22, 2012, 01:04 PM Hi Greta, Vinyl tiles still need some...

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