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.