PLEXIGLAS®: Non-hazardous in production

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Every product consumes resources in its production. At Röhm GmbH, we are working on minimizing the environmental impact caused by the production of PLEXIGLAS®.

The ingredients of PLEXIGLAS® are not harmful to the environment or to health.

  • Based on current knowledge, PLEXIGLAS® products do not contain any substances in their basic chemical structure that are acutely toxic, carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic.
  • PLEXIGLAS® products comply with the REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006).
  • PLEXIGLAS® products do not contain any substances of very high concern (SVHC) in quantities >0.1% (w/w) listed on the current list of candidates in accordance with Art. 59 or listed in Annex XVI published on the ECHA website.

Find out more about the basic substances and additives used in the production of PLEXIGLAS® in section 2.5 of our environmental product declaration for solid PLEXIGLAS® sheets.

The production of PLEXIGLAS® has a small environmental impact and generally no effects on health.

Find out more about the production of PLEXIGLAS® in sections 2.6 and 2.7 of our environmental product declaration for solid PLEXIGLAS® sheets.


Further topics

PLEXIGLAS®: Long service life

There are many transparent plastics which are difficult to distinguish from one another at the time of purchase. PLEXIGLAS® can easily remain in an application for several decades.

PLEXIGLAS®: No health risks

PLEXIGLAS® does not release its ingredients into the environment while in use – and does not develop toxic fumes even in the event of a fire.

PLEXIGLAS®: Easy to recycle

PLEXIGLAS® products can be broken down into their original components to create new products – with virtually the same quality.

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