BS EN 16687:2015 - Construction products. Assessment of release of dangerous substances. Terminology

BS EN 16687:2015

Construction products. Assessment of release of dangerous substances. Terminology

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : June 2015



This European Standard defines terms used in the field of the assessment of the release, and the content, of dangerous substances from / in construction products.

The terms are classified under the following main headings:

  • Terms related to products and substances (general; soil, groundwater and surface water; indoor air);

  • Terms related to sampling and sample preparation;

  • Terms related to test procedures and test results (general; soil, groundwater and surface water; indoor air, radiation).

An alphabetical index is provided.


Further terms generally concerning the development and application of technical specifications for construction products which fall under the scope of the construction products regulation (CPR) are listed in Annex A.

Standard NumberBS EN 16687:2015
TitleConstruction products. Assessment of release of dangerous substances. Terminology
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 June 2015
Confirm Date03 December 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 17294-1:2004, EN ISO 16000-9:2006, ISO 16000-10:2006, ISO 11074:2005, Regulation (EU) No 305/2011, EN ISO 16000-10:2006, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, ISO 16000-6:2011, ISO 16000-9:2006, 89/106/EEC, 67/548/EEC, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, EN ISO 17294-1:2006, 2004/42/CE, CEN/TR 16220:2011, CEN/TR 15858:2009, EN 12457-1:2002, CEN/TR 16045:2010
International RelationshipsEN 16687:2015
Draft Superseded By13/30292989 DC
DescriptorsDangerous materials, Conformity, Air pollution, Soil pollution, Construction materials, Water pollution, Environmental health, Safety measures, Hazards, Protectionism, Pollution, Pollution control
Title in FrenchProduits de construction. Évaluation de l'émission de substances dangereuses. Terminologie
Title in GermanBauprodukte. Bewertung der Freisetzung von gefährlichen Stoffen. Terminologie
ISBN978 0 580 84909 1
File Size1.296 MB

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