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BASS (Product inventory for the construction industry)

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BASS is an online tool to help companies to meet regulatory requirements associated with the use of chemicals in the workplace/projects.

Since its establishment in 2001, BASS developed to become the industry standard in the construction industry in Norway. Since 2009, BASS includes the auto industry.

Development of the BASS is done in close cooperation with business, and provides users with a tool for:

Receipt of Material Safety Data Sheets Control of Material Safety Data Sheets Creation of records on project / merchant Overview of all chemicals used in your business Distribution between actors Material Tracking Identification of all products is on the government's priority list Risk and substitution Ratings

From 2013 the system will be replaced by a European sysem www.ChemXchange.com witch is supported by leading European assisiations.

Learn more: BASS (Product inventory for the construction industry) websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with BASS (Product inventory for the construction industry)'s standard is verified by unknown.

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

coBuilder AS

Member of

Unknown

Type

For-profit

Also manages

None.


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Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

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Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2001

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products Other

Other categories: Auto products


Where this ecolabel is found
Norway



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Last updated: 25 June 2013