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General questions regarding HPD and HPDC

What is an HPD?
"HPD" is an abbreviation for "Health Product Declaration."  This term is used to refer to two things: The Health Product Declar...
Wed, 18 May, 2016 at 6:14 PM
What is the HPD Collaborative?
The HPD Collaborative is a customer-led, non-profit, membership organization that created, maintains and evolves the HPD Open Standard as a format that meet...
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015 at 8:05 AM
How do I make a suggestion to improve the HPD Open Standard?
The HPD Open Standard exists to serve its members and broader stakeholders, and encourages suggestions and new ideas for development. These may include area...
Mon, 1 Apr, 2019 at 4:13 PM
How is the HPD Collaborative funded?
The HPD Collaborative is a 501(c)(6) non-profit member organization, funded through memberships, sponsorships, private donations and grants.  Most important...
Fri, 8 Apr, 2016 at 1:51 PM
What is the revision process for the HPD Open Standard?
HPDC has updated the HPD Open Standard several times: from version 1 in 2012 to the current version, HPD v2.1.1, released in 2018. HPDC roughly aims to...
Mon, 1 Apr, 2019 at 4:18 PM
How do I get involved with the HPD Collaborative?
Start with a membership or sponsorship. HPD Collaborative members will be contacted about opportunities to participate in HPD Collaborative committees and e...
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015 at 8:09 AM
Why is the HPD Open Standard needed?
The HPD Open Standard is needed to ensure that information being provided by product companies about their products, and being used by those specifying an...
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016 at 3:02 PM
What problems with existing formats for product contents and health information disclosure are addressed by the HPD? What are the benefits?
The multitude of product content reporting standards and programs has caused confusion and increased costs of doing business in the building industry. The H...
Wed, 3 Apr, 2019 at 8:52 AM
Will the HPD be another required document?
No.  The HPD Open Standard consists of a Format and Instructions that are intended to provide clear, industry-accepted guidance to manufacturers and users f...
Fri, 8 Apr, 2016 at 1:53 PM
How do I get started with the HPD?
If you are interested in using HPDs for product selection or research, you can access information about the HPD Open Standard by clicking here. ...
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016 at 7:54 PM