News: UK Ecolabel Delivery carries out inspections of 3 Textile Factories in China.
As part of the assessment process for applications for the award of the EU Ecolabel for Textiles, UK Ecolabel Delivery undertakes on-site inspections to ensure the 'facts on the ground' match the contents of the application dossier.
Wednesday, 16th November 2016
In mid October, Dr Kate Riley, our lead assessor for textile applications visited 3 applicants in the Jiangsu and Jiaxing provinces near Shanghai in China. Her inspections of the production facilties of Tianyu, Zheijiang New Chuwa and Zheijiang Xinao included a check on the wool scouring process, the waste management systems and the management control systems in place. The visits were successful and did not identify any significant non-compliance with the EU Ecolabel criteria.
Revised criteria for 4 product groups approved at the June meeting of the EU Ecolabel Regulatory Committee
The revised criteria for copying & graphic paper, newsprint, tissue paper and lubricants were approved at a meeting of the EU Ecolabel Regulatory Committee on 29th June 2016.
Transitional period for revised EU Ecolabel criteria for Detergents extended
Commission Decision (EU) 2017/1214 set revised criteria for various types of detergents. In order to give current licence holders more time to adapt their products to comply the transitional period has been extended from 12 to 18 months
Extension of validity of existing criteria for Printed Paper and Rinse-off Cosmetics and 2 other groups being considered
A written vote has taken place to extend the validity of criteria for 4 product groups: Printed Paper, Rinse-off Cosmetics and Absorbent Hygiene Products.