Zero ODP & Low VOC Statements
Higgins Polyester Batts are made from regenerated polyester, which is comprised of long chains of synthetic carbon polymers. Polyester is a lightweight cost effective insulation material which is safe, non toxic, allergen friendly, soft to use, has a low VOC rating and zero Ozone Depleting Potential and has no noticeable odour. (refer to MSDS for further technical information)
OZONE DEPLETING POTENTIAL
At Higgins Insulation Pty Ltd we have undertaken an audit of our Polyester & Wool insulation manufacturing processes, referencing the US EP list of Ozone Depleting Substances (Class 1 and Class 2) and determined that no Ozone Depleting Substances are involved in the Higgins manufacturing process, or as can reasonably be ascertained within the manufacturing and composition of the raw materials used.
Higgins Insulation polyester and wool insulation products have an Ozone
Depleting Potential of zero.
LOW VOC CONTENT
With regard to Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) – Adhesives & sealants, We can confirm that Higgins Insulation uses 100% low VOC, regenerated polyester fibre in our Wool & Polyester products and Our manufacturing process employs a low melting point polyester fibre as the binding agent, negating the requirement for adhesives and sealants of any type.
Higgins Insulation Wool & Polyester products have a low VOC content.