Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited (BPBL) has recently obtained RoHS certification for its complete offerings of powder coating products.
The Restriction of Hazardous Substance (RoHS) certification, which is provided by the authorities in UK, confirms that all powder coating products from BPBL are free from hazardous heavy materials, said a press release.
Berger is the market leader, offering full-fledged powder coating solutions for home appliances, electrical equipment, fans, furniture, auto components, gas cylinders, hardware tools etc.
Berger offers two ranges of powder coatings: SupraKoat (premium) and SmartKoat (mid-tier). All Powder Coating products from Berger are RoHS certified, environment friendly and VOC free, thus it is safe for consumers and users of the products at industrial facilities .
As per global standards , especially in EU markets, the products with powder coating components must be RoHS certified, which ensures that hazardouse elements are at agreed levels under pollution control standards.
The powder coatings of BPBL are free from harmful chemicals, including lead, mercury, cadmium, and hexavalent chromium, Polybrominated Biphenyls, Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, Bis (2-Ethylexyl) Phthalate, Benzyl Butyl Phthalate, Dibutyl Phthalate, and Diisobutyl Phthalate.
In this regard, AKM Sadeque Nawaj, general manager (marketing) of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, said hazardous materials are harmful to the environment and human health. These are also dangerous in terms of occupational exposure during manufacturing and recycling.
"BPBL prioritizes health and well-being of employees, customers, the community, and the environment. We are always meticulous to make all Berger products free from hazardous materials. As a testimonial of our commitment to heath and safety, we have obtained the RoHS certification for powder coatings," he added.