There are no specific Directives for the furniture sector but several Directives have implications for the industry, in particular regarding environmental, chemical and health and safety aspects.
Directive on integrated pollution prevention and control (IPPC)
- Directive 2008/1/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (codified version)
Directive on Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
- Directive 1999/13/EC on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain activities and installations.
Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances (REACH)
Directive on waste
Directives on Health and Safety at work
- Please have a look at the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work website