hospital purchasing decision-makers favor include latex free, heavy metal free
, energy efficient, synthetic chemical free, and PVC free.
Hempel's products have been classified under three categories in the Manual of Green Building Materials: light colours on the outside of buildings, low-emitting material -- paints and coatings, and lead or heavy metal free
In summer 2010, the decision was taken to also test this heavy metal free
alternative in a trial line.
Heavy metal free
dyes and a technological, rather than chemical, process is employed to comb fibers, and yarn is knit near where it's spun to cut fuel use and costs.
And in 2008, Sherwin-Williams introduced its SeaGuard Heavy Metal Free
Antifoulant coating, which utilizes a metal-free organic biocide agent and provides the same effective antifouling protection as traditional copper-based coatings.
Types of pigments available include chemical resistant, FDA approved, fluorescent, heat stable, light stable, heavy metal free
, inorganic and more.
Sherwin-Williams' Protective and Marine Coatings Division recently introduced SeaGuard Heavy Metal Free Antifoulant, an environmentally responsible alternative to copper-based hull coatings that prevents the growth of marine organisms on commercial and military ships.
SeaGuard Heavy Metal Free Antifoulant is a solvent-based ablative coating that utilizes a metal-free organic biocide agent and provides the same effective antifouling protection as traditional copper-based coatings, according to the company.