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PVC Pressure Pipes

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Product information

This EPD covers unplasticised PVC (PVC-U) pressure pipes for water supply recycled water, irrigation, pressure sewerage, slurry transport and industrial process pipeline applications. The EPD includes separate results for three types of unplasticised PVC materials: standard unplasticised PVC (PVC-U), bi-axially oriented PVC (PVC-O), and modified PVC (PVC M). Vinidex PVC-U pressure pipes contain no phthalates or other plasticisers and no heavy metal additives such as lead or cadmium.

Vinidex pressure pipes conform to the relevant Australian Standards and have StandardsMark product certification. Products intended for plumbing applications also have WaterMark certification permitting their use in plumbing applications in accordance with the Plumbing code. Vinidex PVC pipe and conduit products have been independently certified as complying with Best Environmental Practice requirements for pipes and fittings for the built environment developed by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).

The EPD conforms to ISO 14025, EN 15804 and PCR 2012:01 Construction Products and Construction Services v2.0. The EPD covers a ‘cradle-to-gate with options' scope with the intent to cover all modules of significant environmental impact over the full product life cycle.

The declared unit is one kilogram of installed PVC pressure pipe.

This EPD complies with the requirements for a ‘product-specific EPD' and can be used to obtain Product Sustainability credits under the GBCA Green Star rating tools and can be used to represent PVC pipe products in Whole of Building Life Cycle Assessments.

Detailed information

Registration number: S-P-00718
Publication/issue date: 2016-03-02
Version date: 2017-08-22
Valid until: 2021-03-01
Verified by: Kimberly Robertson
Reference PCR(s): PCR 2012:01 Construction products and construction services (EN 15804:A1)
Geographical scope: Australia
EN 15804: This EPD is compliant with EN 15804

Company information

Vinidex Pty Limited
Company name: Vinidex Pty Limited
Country: Australia
Contact: Vinidex Customer Service
Website: www.vinidex.com.au

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