Updated Guidance for Magnesium Oxide Boards (MgO)

With effect from 15th April 2020, LABC Warranty no longer accept the use of all types of Magnesium Oxide board (MgO) on any of our structural warranty schemes.

For any new scheme registered with LABC Warranty, sites not commenced, or plots where foundations commence after this date, alternative products, which have an appropriate British or European Standard recognition, must be used.

We will keep you updated as new information becomes available.

Further to our decision to no longer accept the use of MgO boards, view our updated guidance below.

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Please Note: This article was published 8th April 2020 and updated on 16th April 2020. Every care was taken to ensure information in this article was correct at the time of writing. Guidance provided does not replace the reader’s professional judgement and any construction project should comply with the relevant building regulations or applicable technical standards. For the most up to date LABC Warranty technical guidance please refer to your risk management surveyor and the latest version of the LABC Warranty Technical Manual.

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