ENV 459-1:1994

Building lime - Part 1: Definitions, specifications and conformity criteria

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Oct 10, 2001


CEN/TC 51 Cement and building limes

Pre Standard

91.100.10   Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar


This part of this European Prestandard applies to building limes used as binders predominantly in mortar for masonry as well as for rendering and plastering and to limes for soil stabilization. It gives a general definition of the different types of building limes and their classification. It also gives requirements for their chemical, mechanical and physical properties which depend on the type of building lime and specifies the manufacturer's autocontrol procedures to ensure conformity.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


ENV 459-1:1994
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Oct 10, 2001