Certifications and Regulatory Compliance

All Styropek products are third party certified to ensure the highest quality and performance for a specific product application. Third party certification also ensures that foamed products made with Styropek EPS beads will meet the performance criteria established by international organizations, companies and governments.

The three main third party certification companies that we have chosen to partner with in certifying our products are Underwriters Laboratories UL, International Code Council Evaluation Service ICC-ES and Factory Mutual FM.

UL

Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certified in physical properties and surface burning characteristics by UL as Foamed Plastic component to be used in Thermal Insulation and building applications according to standards ASTM C578 and ASTM E84. UL certification also includes compliance for Geofoam applications according to the ASTM D6817 standard and complies as a plastic component to be used in devices and appliances according to the UL 94 standard. All these UL certifications for Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) products can be found online in the UL Online Certification Directory under the Styropek UL report file# R38219..

ICC-ES

Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certified by ICC Evaluation Service for being in compliance with several International Codes valid in the USA and Canada for building applications. Also ICC-ES certifies that Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) products are qualified for thermal insulation according to the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Foam Plastic Insulation (AC12), and meet physical properties and thermal insulation characteristics specified for polystyrene according to the ASTM C578 standard. ICC certifications and details are listed in the ICC-ES Report # ESR-1498. icc

FM

Styropek® BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certified by FM Approvals against standards FM 4411, 4651, 4880, 4881 and 4882 for walls and ceilings applications.For details in this FM certification, you can go to the FM Approvals guide by clicking the following link:

https://www.approvalguide.com/CC_host/pages/public/custom/FM/login.cfm
You will be required to create a free account to access the certification database, or you can use info.us@styropek.com as e-mail address and “styropek” as password. Once in the system you should type “Styropek” in the keyword field, press “search” button and you will get a list of all FM certifications for our products.

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GREENGUARD

Styropek® BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certificated by Greenguard® program as low emissions products for furniture and commercial building applications, due are in compliance against requirements on UL 2818 Standard for Chemical Emissions for Building Materials, Finishes and Furnishings.You can access and download a PDF copy of our Greenguard certification by clicking the following link:

https://spot.ulprospector.com/en/na/BuiltEnvironment/Detail/32506/673908/Styropek-expandable-polystyrene

 

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REACH

Styropek® products BF(95), BFL(95) & P40 are in compliance with REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) regulations, due that the SVHC (Substance of Very High Concern) content in all Styropek® products is under the required limits, as stated in Test Reports by Intertek Testing Services Taiwan Ltd.

Please ask to your sales contact for a copy of these reports.

RoHS

Styropek® products BF(95), BFL(95) & P40 are in compliance with RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) regulations that restricts the use of Lead, Mercury, Cadmium & Chromium VI, and some flame retardants known as PBBs (Polybrominated Biphenyls) and PBDEs (Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers), in plastics components. All Styropek® products are under the required limits, as stated in Test Reports by Intertek Testing Services Taiwan Ltd.

Please ask to your sales contact for a copy of these reports.

Flame Retardant Update

Styropek® Mexico continuously seeks to improve environmental performance of our products and driven by innovation, our modified beads BF(95) and BFL(95) use a enviromental-friendly flame retardant instead of HBCD, which complies with applicable local, state and federal environmental regulation.

Also, we comply with exiting environmental regulations and as a leading Company in EPS-industry we raise awareness, encourage participation, train employees and assist customers in making environmentally sensitive choices.

In the same way, we know that the human factor is important, so we raise awareness, train and disseminate among our staff the care of the environment as well as good environmental practices, we also assist our clients that their needs comply with standards and are friendly with the environment ambient.