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Healthy Building Network

PFAS in Paints

HBN tested 94 commercially available paint products for the presence of harmful per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), called “forever chemicals”. Approximately 50% of ‌paints tested positive for fluorine, a marker of PFAS. Review the details of our findings and the recommended actions you can take.

Emerging Policy Issues: Perfluorinated Chemicals

Health Product Declaration Public Repository

Repository of products having obtained a Health Product Declaration according to the HPD Open Standard (industry standard).



The natureplus product database was created in cooperation with baubook GmbH. It provides comprehensive technical data and environmental-, health- and sustainability-related information for over 600 natureplus certified building products.

Country: Germany


USEtox is a scientific consensus model endorsed by UNEP's Life Cycle Initiative for characterizing human and ecotoxicological impacts of chemicals. The main output is a database of characterization factors including fate, exposure, and effect parameters.


SCS Certified Green Products Guide

Product database for building products from over 20 certification programmes (including FloorScore, Recycled Claim verifications, CARB/EPA for Formaldehyde).


Ecomedes Construction materials database

Product database for building products, from a variety of certification schemes covering chemical safety criteria, including Intertek, GreenCircle, and the EU Ecolabel.


The EPD Registry

Global registry of construction products and materials with an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Also contains information from country specifc, regional and worldwide digital EPD databases.



Repository of products having obtained a Environmental Profile by the certification company BRE.