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.
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