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Product: Polysafe Apex

Polyflor Australia

Polysafe Apex

About

Polysafe Apex

TOP 3 Benefits:

  • Health & Ecotoxicity

• Durability
• Take Back Scheme

Polyflor's Polysafe Apex is heterogeneous sheet flooring made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Quartz crystals, aluminium oxide and silicon carbide particles are incorporated through the vinyl to improve traction and safety underfoot. The product is ideally suited for busy commercial areas with risk of high viscosity contaminants such as kitchens and intensive food preparation areas where a high number of meals are served on a daily basis.

Achievements:

Health & Ecotoxicity

  • Healthy VOC levels
  • Low toxicity - no toxicity in use

LCA

Life Cycle Analysis - Water

  • Water footprint available

Life Cycle Analysis - Resources

  • Designed for recycling or reuse

Life Cycle Analysis - Greenhouse Gas

  • Carbon footprint available

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • ≥10 year warranty
  • Building Code of Australia compliant
  • Certified Environmental Management System
  • Complies with relevant social and environmental laws of the country of operation
  • Fit for Purpose certified
  • Manufacturer take back policy
  • Replacement parts available

Rating Tools

  • Green Star - GBCA

More information:

Polysafe Apex has been compared to an industry standard Nylon Broadloom carpet (no cushion) product which serves as the business as usual for the floor covering product category. The life cycle inventory data compiled for the BAU product was obtained from industry study (for LCARate and Full GreenTag only).

The products have successfully passed the Ecospecifier Cautionary Assessment Process (ESCAP) and no issues of concern or red lights comments exist regarding the toxicity of the products


Certified under:

Global GreenTag Standard v3.2

Rating tools relevance:

GreenStar 'Design and As Built v1.1' and 'Interiors v1.1' Rating Tools Credits:
o Sustainable Products

GreenStar ' Performance v1.1' Rating Tools Credits:
o Procurement and Purchasing: Refurbishment Materials

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