The use of some insulation in Homes

The use of HBCD in some insulation presents the potential for the release of contaminated particles:

How to prevent The use of some insulation in Homes

  • Material Substitution – if you need to adhere to flame retardant standards – verify the BFR or seek alternatives to those with HBCD,
  • If HBCD containing material was used in construction historically, conduct research and demolition according to best practices. Contact local authorities or BCRC-Caribbean for guidance
  • Material Reuse – Use of labeling of products or parts of products to avoid future release and contamination.

The use of some insulation in Homes AUDIENCES


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