Revised reporting requirements for chemical multi-component systems
From November 1st, all components in a two-component or multi-component system of chemical products must be assessed to be registered in Byggvarubedömningen's database. This tightening is being implemented to ensure that users of the database have access to all information related to a product, allowing them to make well-informed material choices.
A chemical product is a mixture of one or more substances. A chemical product can achieve its full function when delivered as a component, which is a ready-made mixture that cures or dries after application, such as wall paint. Other products are delivered as separate components in different containers, which are then mixed on-site before use to create a product with the desired function, such as polyurethane foam and epoxy adhesive.
Starting from November 1, 2023, all components in a multi-component system must be assessed to be registered in Byggvarubedömningen's database. All components required for the final product to achieve its intended function must be reported individually, in accordance with our reporting requirements. The assessments that make up the entire multi-component system, whether two or more components, must all be current.
Suppliers who have only one current, assessed component need to apply for an assessment for the remaining components. We recommend that you also review whether the components you already have in our database still have current documents and data reported; otherwise, they will need to be reassessed.
When applying for an assessment, provide information that the product is part of a system. Information about components should be provided with product names and, if they have already been assessed by us, their BVB ID numbers. This information should be provided in the "other comments or clarifications" free-text box in our digital application tool.
For more information on how chemical products and multi-component products should be reported, please read our reporting requirements.