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Acrovyn® 4000 LIFE IMPACT INFORMATION

This label is a declaration of the make-up of the product, highlighting critical life cycle information and potential human health impacts. It strives to be comprehensive, relevant, verifiable, and able to evolve as the products and processes change.

Label Version: WS-1a

Solid Colored Wall Guards>

GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION

Product:
C/S Acrovyn® 4000 Solid Colored Wall Guards (With Aluminum Retainer)
Manufacturer:

(Mailing Address):
Construction Specialties, Inc.
PO Box 380
Muncy, PA 17756

(Production Address):
Construction Specialties, Inc.
347 South Broad Street
Hughesville, PA 17737

http://www.c-sgroup.com
t: 1 (800) 233-8493
e: [protected email address]
Warranty Period:
5 years product
Product Websites:

PRODUCT CONTENT

Product Content*:
Aluminum retainer; PETG (25038-59-9) cover [w/ PETG pigment & modifier]; PETG bumper; ABS (9003-56-9) end caps and brackets. Click here for information on plastic preference.
 
*Listed in order of highest quantity to least, at a minimum of 100 parts per million (ppm) content. 100ppm is approximately the minimum content at which an ingredient is added knowingly and purposefully. If a CAS number is associated with any ingredient, it will be provided next to that ingredient.
Health Summary:
As of the modification date listed above there are no known or suspected health impacts listed on any governmental watch lists for this product's content.
Recycled Content:
22.6-43.5% — Post-Consumer
10.7-20.5% — Pre-Consumer
33.3-64% — TOTAL
Basic models do not include stainless steel brackets.
Recycled Components:
Aluminum Retainer: 55% pre-consumer, 26% post-consumer
Content Source:
COMPONENT % BY WEIGHT* LOCATION
Aluminum Retainer 41-79% Pennsylvania
PETG Cover & Bumper 19-43% Michigan
ABS End Caps & Brackets 1-13% Pennsylvania
Stainless Steel** 0-38% C/S China
Glass Reinforced Nylon*** 0-1% Pennsylvania

*Percentage varies by model; click here for specific product information.
**Applies to platform handrail models only.
***Applies to quick-lock mounting bracket for several handrail models.
Final Manuf. Location:
Hughesville, Pennsylvania 17737
Rapidly Renewable?:
   No. (However, Bamboo options are available)
FSC® Certified?:
   No. (These models contain no wood; however, FSC® Certified wood options are available.)
VOC Content:
This product meets the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) requirements of the CA 01350 protocol.1

Manufacturer's Notes: 1. Of eighty compounds tested for, Acrovyn® 4000 tests Below Quantifiable Level (BQL) for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) on all but two substances: Acetaldehyde and Vinyl Acetate. However, these two substances test below California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (CA OEHHA) Chronic Reference Exposure Limit (1/2 CREL), which is the emission threshold for CA 01350 criteria.

ECOLOGICAL BENCHMARKS

Construction Specialties' gate to gate resources associated with Acrovyn® 4000.

Water Use Intensity:
0 L/kg — liters per kilogram per product
Energy Use Intensity:
1.32 MJ/kg — megajoules per kilogram per product
(1.28 with annual 3% reduction goal)2
Carbon(CO2):
0.23 kgC/kg — kilogram of carbon per kilogram
(0.22 with annual 3% reduction goal)2

Manufacturer's Notes: 2. Construction Specialties has an active energy/CO2 reduction program with annual goals, measurement and reporting. Our carbon reduction plan calls for 3% reduction over the previous year. Program monitored within its ISO 14001-2004.

RENEWABLES

Renewable Water:
   No reclaimed or on-site harvest water is used in the manufacturing process.
Renewable Energy:
   Yes, offsets 50% of manufacturing facility and 100% office through purchase of Green
Renewable Energy Certificates from Native Energy, South Burlington VT3.

Manufacturer's Notes: 3. Site specific energy consumption and REC reconciliation is monitored and reported annually and RECs are purchased/added as needed for maintaining 50%, 100% levels.

PACKAGING

This includes packaging as it is shipped to the site.

Packaging Contents:
MATERIAL VIRGIN POST-CONSUMER PRE-CONSUMER
LDPE, LLDPE 0% 0% 0%
HDPE 0% 0% 0%
PET 0% 0% 0%
Corrugated Cardboard 55% 0% 45%
Reused Blanket Wrap N/A N/A N/A
Wood Strapping Yes N/A N/A

PRODUCT DESIGN PROCESS

For Reutilization?:
   Yes.
Closed Loop?:
   No.

RECYCLABILITY

Recycling Assistance?:
   Yes. Call 1 (800) 233-8493 for assistance with local recycling.
Want Back Program?:
   Yes. Call 1 (800) 233-8493.
Recyclable Components:
Aluminum retainer and PETG cover & bumper.

OTHER

Care and Maintenance:
Most soiling and stains can be removed using a Mr. Clean® Magic Eraser with household cleaner such as Fantastik®, Formula 409® or equivalent product. Always scrub with the grain of the Acrovyn and "rinse wipe" with clean water and wipe dry to remove any residue.
Material Replacement:
The life of this product can be extended by replacing damaged and outdated end caps and covers. Click here to identify your local C/S representative for assistance.

CERTIFICATIONS

Product:
Manufacturer:
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • ISO 14001:2004
Other:
  • Construction Specialties utilizes EPA SmartWaySM Transport Partners.
  • Construction Specialties is an EPA WasteWise Partner




Manufacturer's Notes: 4 . Cradle to Cradle Certification applies to the complete standard offering of solid colored wall guards. The color pigments determine Gold versus Silver certification; visit www.c-sgroup.com/acrovyn/wall-protection/finish/Acrovyn+Solid+Colors to view gold and silver designations.