Developed by the US Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a certification program for the design and construction of environmentally responsible buildings.Major plasticizers used by the buyer are diisononyl phthalate (DINP), DOTP and dipropyl heptyl phthalate (DPHP). The buyer said that the company's preferred plasticizer due to effectiveness was DINP, but DOTP was becoming its primary plasticizer.
Phthalates, including DINP, are listed under Avoidances of Chemicals of Concern. This LEED credit that requires builders use building products and materials that do not contain intentionally added substances present in the end product over a concentration of 100 parts per million.
Hosted by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), the IPC continues through Tuesday.