CAS-RN for glass & CFGF

This explanatory note has been drafted to inform companies on the use of CAS-RN 65997-17-3 in the industry. It provides the information that justify the recommendation not to refer to CAS-RN 65997-17-3 “Glass, oxide, chemicals” as an adequate identifier to search for regulatory information, hazard classification or toxicological data related to CFGF.

Compliance Scheme regarding products of Continuous Filament Glass Fibre (CFGF) used in Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) intended to come into contact with drinking water according to requirements of the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA)

Glass fibre-reinforced plastics are used in drinking water contact materials. This guidance document intends to assist the supply chain actors in determining compliance of sizing formulations with the new requirements of the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA).