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Building product information requirements

Under Building product information requirements, specific details must be provided to consumers for designated building products.

Regulations have been made to provide building product users with information about how building products contribute to compliance with the Building Code. They place obligations on Aotearoa New Zealand-based manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, retailers, and distributors.

Video transcript

About the building product information requirements

Background to the regulations, why they are being made and benefits the industry can expect.

What it means for you

Roles, responsibilities and benefits for each person in the building sector under the regulations.

Information requirements

How to class a building product and provide the correct building product information.


MBIE has made resources to make complying as easy as possible.

Compliance & enforcement

MBIE will ensure compliance is met and take enforcement measures where needed.

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: