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Hardware Store - Plumbing (Water Conservation)

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Product
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Attributes
Methodology
Date Finalized
Prohibited Substances
Limited Substances
Other Attributes
Bathroom Sink Faucets USA - WaterSense 866-987-7367
 
None stated None stated Water conservation
 
Drain Maintainer USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
 
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
6/1/2009 
Faucets USA - Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (800) 363-3732

No 

None stated None stated Durability/life span
Energy use
Water use

 
Flushing Box (for toilets) Germany - Blue-Angel Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Energy conservation
Water conservation

01/01/2000 
Flushing Valves Germany - Blue-Angel Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Noise level
Specific operation instructions
Water use equipment

2/1/1999 
Grease Trap Maintainer (Lift Station) USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
 
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
2/3/2009 
Hard-Solder Germany - Blue-Angel Web site

Yes 

Cadmium Hazardous substances Serviceability and safety requirements

2/1/2001 
Holding Tank Treatment (Deodorizer) USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
 
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
2/3/2009 
Hot Water Tanks (indirect, gas-fired) Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

Ozone depleting substances None stated Energy efficiency
No ozone-depleting compounds

 
Pipe and Coupling Products USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1

Yes 

PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Septic System Treatment USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
 
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
2/3/2009 
Septic Tank Additives Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Biodegradable
Nonhazardous

 
Showerheads USA - Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (800) 363-3732

No 

None stated None stated Durability/life span
Energy use
Water use

 
Showerheads Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Durability/lifespan
Lifecycle considerations
Packaging
Safety and performance standards
Water use

04/15/96 
Showerheads USA - WaterSense 866-987-7367
 
None stated None stated Water conservation
 
Toilet Canada - UL EcoLogo Web site

Yes 

None stated None stated Air circulation
Instructions

 
Toilet Flush Valves USA - Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Program - Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certification@mbdc.com (434) 295-1111 x1

Yes 

PVC (polyvinyl chloride)
neoprene/chloroprene
Lead
Hexavalent Chromium
Cadmium
Mercury
Chlorinated organic compounds
Fluorinated organic compounds
Brominated organic compounds
and other chemicals with high hazard to human & environmental health
This product is assessed in the following categories: Toxicity to human and environmental health; Recyclability/Compostability; Recycled/Renwable Content; Use of Renewable Energy during manufacturing; Water Stewardship during manufacturing; Social Responsibility of manufacturer

 
Toilet Systems (closed) Nordic Countries - Nordic Swan info@ecolabel.no

Yes 

Lead
Cadmium
Mercury
Tin
Health hazards
Chlorinated or brominated paraffin
Brominated diphenyl ether or phtalate
None stated Durability/life span
Energy use
pH
Process and production method
Product emissions

04/09/97 
Toilets USA - Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (800) 363-3732

No 

None stated None stated Durability/life span
Energy use
Health impacts
Post-use care
Water use

 
Toilets USA - WaterSense 866-987-7367
 
None stated None stated Water conservation
 
Urinals USA - Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (800) 363-3732

No 

None stated None stated Energy use
Health impacts
Post-use care
Water use

 
Urinals (Flushing) USA - WaterSense 866-987-7367
 
None stated None stated Water Conservation
9/1/2009 
Wastewater Inoculant USA - EPA Design for the Environment Libby Sommer, sommer.elizabeth@epa.gov
 
phthalates, known reproductive toxicants, known mutagens, known neurotoxicants, alkylphenol ethoxylates, carcinogens (known, probable, or possible), ethylene glycol ethers, chorine bleach, inorganic phosphates, other chemicals with effective, available, safer substitutes highly corrosive chemicals, highly combustible chemicals, VOCs endocrine disruption, fragrance screening, internal organ effects, skin sensitization, respiratory sensitization (asthmagens), acute toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity
2/3/2009 
Wastewater Reuse Treatment Technology (NSF/ANSI 350) USA - NSF International Mindy Costello, 734-827-6819, mcostello@nsf.org

 

None stated None stated Water savings

 
Water efficiency: GSA Environmental Products and Services Guide -- Water Saving-Technologies USA - U.S. General Services Administration Web site

Some 

None stated None stated None stated

11/03/03 
Water Efficient Fixtures USA - Green Seal 202-872-6400

Yes 

None stated None stated Water efficiency

 
Water Heater (Gas Condensing) USA - EPA's Energy Star Program labeling@energystar.gov

 

None stated None stated Energy savings

 
Water Heater (Heat Pump) USA - EPA's Energy Star Program labeling@energystar.gov

 

None stated None stated Energy savings

 
Water Heater (High-Efficiency Gas Storage) USA - EPA's Energy Star Program labeling@energystar.gov

 

None stated None stated Energy savings

 
Water Heaters (Solar) USA - EPA's Energy Star Program labeling@energystar.gov

 

None stated None stated Energy savings

 
Water Heaters (Whole Home Gas Tankless) USA - EPA's Energy Star Program labeling@energystar.gov

 

None stated None stated Energy savings

 

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