News: Existing criteria for 7 Product Groups have been extended until 31st December 2017
Owing to the delay in agreeing revised criteria for these product groups, the validity of the current criteria are being extended for a further 12 months until 31st December 2017.
Wednesday, 30th November 2016
The existing EU Ecolabel criteria for TVs, All Purpose Cleaners, Hand Dishwashing detergents, Laundry detergents, Automatic Dishwashing detergents, Industrial & Institutioanl Dishwashing detergents and Industrial & Institutional Laundry detergents have been extended for another 12 months until 31st December 2017. The extension was published in the Official Journal (OJEU) as Commission Decision (EU) 2016/2003 of 14 November 2016 amending Decisions 2009/300/EC, 2011/263/EU, 2011/264/EU, 2011/382/EU, 2011/383/EU, 2012/720/EU and 2012/721/EU.
Licence holders are being informed.
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 2018.
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.
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