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EU Ecolabel Products and Services

Find EU Ecolabel products and services available on the market using the EU Ecolabel catalogue.

Beauty Care

Soaps, shampoos and hair conditioners

Soaps, shampoos and hair conditioners

The EU Ecolabel logo on soaps, shampoos and hair conditioners tells you:

  • The product meets strict limits on the use of dangerous substances.
  • The product has a lower impact on the aquatic environment.
  • The product sets high standards of biodegradability.
  • The product limits packaging waste.
  • The product has a high level of performance.

Cleaning Up

All-purpose cleaners

All-purpose cleaners and sanitary cleaners

The EU Ecolabel logo on All purpose cleaners and sanitary cleaners tells you:

  • The product has a reduced impact on the aquatic environment
  • It does not contain certain dangerous substances
  • It has a limited effect on the growth of algae in water
  • It is largely biodegradable
  • It uses less packaging
  • It includes information for correct environmental use
  • It is guaranteed to perform at least as effectively as conventional products

Detergents for dishwashers

Detergents for dishwashers

The EU Ecolabel logo on Dishwashing detergents tells you:

  • The product has a reduced impact on the aquatic environment
  • It does not contain certain dangerous substances
  • It has a limited effect on the growth of algae in water
  • It is largely biodegradable
  • It uses less packaging
  • It contains information for correct environmental use
  • It is guaranteed to perform at least as effectively as conventional products

Detergents for dishwashers

Industrial and Institutional Automatic Dishwasher Detergents

The EU Ecolabel logo on Industrial and Institutional Automatic Dishwasher Detergents tells you:

  • Reduced impact on aquatic ecosystems
  • Limited hazardous substances
  • Performance tested.

Hand dishwashing detergents

Hand dishwashing detergents

The EU Ecolabel logo on Hand dishwashing detergents tells you:

  • The product has a reduced impact on the aquatic environment
  • It does not contain certain dangerous substances
  • It has a limited effect on the growth of algae in water
  • It is largely biodegradable
  • It uses less packaging
  • It contains information for correct environmental use
  • It is guaranteed to perform at least as effectively as conventional products

Laundry detergents

Laundry detergents

The EU Ecolabel logo on Laundry detergents tells you

  • The product has a reduced impact on the aquatic environment
  • It does not contain certain dangerous substances
  • It has a limited effect on the growth of algae in water
  • It is largely biodegradable
  • It uses less packaging
  • It contains information on how to wash ecologically and economically
  • It is guaranteed to perform at least as effectively as conventional products

Laundry detergents

Industrial and Institutional Laundry detergents

The EU Ecolabel logo on Industrial and Institutional Laundry Detergents tells you:

  • Reduced impact on aquatic ecosystems
  • Limited hazardous substances
  • Performance tested.

Clothing

Textiles

Textiles products

The EU Ecolabel logo on textile products tells you:

  • A limited use of substances harmful to the environment
  • Limited substances harmful to health
  • Reduced water and air pollution
  • Textile shrink resistance during washing and drying
  • Colour resistance to perspiration, washing, wet and dry rubbing and light exposure

Excluded or limited substances (non-exhaustive list):

  • No mineral fibres, glass fibres, metal fibres, carbon fibres and other inorganic fibres
  • Limitations (of residues) of certain pesticides
  • No lead based pigments
  • Limited use of zinc and copper
  • No heavy metals and formaldehyde
  • No azo dyes
  • No dyes classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic for reproduction
  • No plasticizers or solvents

Footwear

Footwear

The EU Ecolabel logo on Footwear tells you:

  • Limited water pollution during production
  • A reduction of emissions of volatile organic compounds during production
  • The exclusion of substances harmful for the environment and health
  • Limited residues of metals and formaldehyde in the final product
  • The use of recycled packaging
  • The careful control of different aspects of durability

Excluded or limited substances (non-exhaustive list):

  • Exclusion of certain azo dyes
  • Exclusion of PVC (except recycled PVC for outsoles)
  • No arsenic, cadmium and lead in the final product
  • Limited use of formaldehyde and hexavalent chromium

Do-It-Yourself

Paints and varnishes

Paints and varnishes

The EU Ecolabel logo on Indoor and outdoor paints and varnishes tells you:

  • The quantity of white pigment is reduced while still ensuring sufficient coverage
  • Pigments are produced according to strict ecological criteria
  • The product releases fewer solvents
  • The product does not contain heavy metals, carcinogenic or toxic substances

Electronic Equipment

Imaging equipment

Imaging equipment

The EU Ecolabel logo on Imaging equipment ensures:

  • Efficient paper management
  • Efficient energy use
  • Minimised use of hazardous substances

Personal computers

Personal computers

The EU Ecolabel logo on Personal Computers tells you:

  • The product consumes less energy during use and standby
  • It contains less substances that are dangerous for health and the environment, e.g. metals
  • The product can be taken back free of charge by the manufacturer after use
  • It can be easily dismantled and recycled
  • The product durability is increased through up-grades

Portable computers

Notebook computers

The EU Ecolabel logo on Notebook Computers tells you:

  • The product consumes less energy during use and standby
  • It contains less substances that are dangerous for health and the environment, e.g. metals
  • The product can be taken back free of charge by the manufacturer after use
  • It can be easily dismantled and recycled
  • Increased product durability through upgrades
  • The product uses less polluting batteries

Televisions

Televisions

The EU Ecolabel logo on Televisions tells you

  • The product consumes less energy during use and standby
  • It contains fewer substances that are dangerous for health and the environment
  • The products can be taken back free of charge by the manufacturer after use
  • It contains instructions for correct environmental use
  • It is designed for greater durability and recyclability

Floor coverings

Wooden coverings

Wooden floor coverings

The EU Ecolabel logo on Wooden floor coverings tells you:

  • Use of recycled fibres or virgin fibres from sustainably managed forests
  • Limitation of substances harmful to health and the environment
  • User instructions for correct environmental use

Hard floor coverings

Hard coverings

The EU Ecolabel logo on Hard coverings tells you:

  • Reduced energy consumption during the production phase
  • Limitation of substances harmful for health and the environment
  • Reduced impact on habitats and natural resources
  • Limited emissions to air and water
  • Improved consumer information and waste management

Excluded or limited substances (non-exhaustive list):

  • Limited content of heavy metals and their compounds in additives (such as lead, cadmium and antimony)
  • No asbestos present in the raw materials
  • Limited presence of polyester resins in the raw materials
  • Limited emissions of suspended solids, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, iron and lead to water
  • Limited emissions of particulates, styrene, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and dust to air

Textile coverings

Textile floor coverings

The EU Ecolabel logo on textile floor coverings ensures:

  • Limitation of substances harmful to health and the environment
  • Limitation of toxic residues in fibres and back agents
  • Limited pollutant emissions to water
  • Reduced energy consumption during the production phase
  • User instructions for correct environmental use

Furniture

Wooden furniture

Wooden furniture

The EU Ecolabel logo on Wooden furniture tells you:

  • Use of recycled fibres or virgin fibres from sustainably managed forests
  • Limitation of substances harmful to health and the environment
  • Design for higher product durability, easy disassembly and recycling
  • Use of recycled packaging
  • User instructions for correct environmental use

Gardening

Growing media and soil improvers

Growing media* and soil improvers
*materials in which plants can grow (excluding soil)

The EU Ecolabel logo on Soil improvers, Growing media tells you:

  • The product uses recycled organic matter.
  • The product does not contain peat.
  • The product does not contaminate the soil with heavy metals.
  • The product does not contain bacteria.
  • The content of weed seeds is limited.

Specific for Growing Media:

  • The user is informed about available options for the removal and processing of the product after use.

Specific for Soil Improvers:

  • The product does not contain glass and metal.
  • The product contains a minimum of 20% organic matter.
  • The product does not contaminate the soil with residues of pesticides.

Household appliances

Light bulbs

Light sources

The EU Ecolabel logo on Light sources ensures:

  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Limited use of mercury
  • Limited use of substances harmful to the environment and health
  • Increased quality control and durability of the product

Heat pumps

Heat pumps

The EU Ecolabel logo on Heat pumps tells you:

  • The product has improved energy efficiency during heating and cooling modes.
  • The product reduces or prevents the risks for the environment and for human health related to the use of hazardous substances.
  • The product has a lower global warming impact.
  • It contains instructions for correct environmental use.

Water-based heaters

Water-based heaters

Lubricants

Lubricants

Lubricants

The EU Ecolabel logo on Lubricants tells you:

  • The product has a reduced impact on the aquatic environment and the soil during use
  • CO2 emissions are reduced
  • The product contains high percentage of renewable raw materials
  • The product does not contain certain hazardous substances (e.g. R-phases)
  • The product guarantees a high level of performance

Other Household Items

Mattresses

Bed mattresses

The EU Ecolabel logo on Bed mattresses tells you:

  • Reduced air and water pollution during manufacturing
  • Limitation of substances harmful to health and the environment
  • Increased quality control and product durability

Excluded or limited substances (non-exhaustive list):

  • Limited use of extractable heavy metals (such as antimony, arsenic, lead, cadmium, chromium, copper, nickel, mercury)
  • Limited use of volatile organic compounds
  • No use of tin compounds
  • No use of halogenated organic compound
  • No use of metal complex dyes based on copper, lead, chromium or nickel
  • No galvanic metal layer for springs
  • Limited use of formaldehyde
  • Reduced use of flame retardants
  • No organic solvent in glues

Sanitary Tapware

Sanitary tapware

The EU Ecolabel logo on Sanitary tapware ensures:

  • Water efficient products that will contribute to reducing water consumption
  • Reduced health risks due to restricted contact with hazardous chemicals and metals
  • Reduction of energy use for heating water

Flushing Toilets and Urinals

Flushing Toilets and Urinals

The EU Ecolabel logo on Flushing toilet and urinals ensures:

  • Water efficient products which contribute to reducing water consumption
  • Save water and money
  • Reduced end-of-life impacts

Paper Products

Converted paper

Converted paper

Copy and graphic paper

Copying and graphic paper

The EU Ecolabel logo on Copying and graphic paper tells you:

  • The product has been manufactured using special recycled fibres
  • Virgin fibres come from sustainably managed forests
  • Air emissions of sulphur and CO2 and water pollution have been limited during production

Newsprint paper

Newsprint paper

The EU Ecolabel logo on Newsprint paper tells you:

  • The product has been manufactured with low air and water pollution
  • Use has been made of certified fibres and/or recovered fibres
  • Hazardous substances have been restricted

Printed paper

Printed paper

The EU Ecolabel logo on Printed Paper products tells you:

  • This printed product is recyclable
  • It is printed using paper with low environmental impact
  • Emissions of chemicals to air and water of paper production and printing process have been limited

Tissue paper

Tissue paper

The EU Ecolabel logo on Tissue paper tells you:

  • Reduced air emissions of sulphur and greenhouse gases during production
  • Decreased water pollution during production by reducing the emissions of chlorine compounds and organic waste
  • Reduced energy consumption during production
  • Reduced risks for human health, environmental damage or risks related to the use of hazardous chemicals
  • Use of recycled fibres or virgin fibres from sustainably managed forests

Excluded or limited substances (non-exhaustive list):

  • No chlorine gas used as bleaching agent
  • No softeners, lotions, fragrances and additives of natural origin that are classified as hazardous to the environment, sensitising, carcinogenic or mutagenic
  • No azo-substances
  • Limited use of formaldehyde, glyoxal and PCB for products which contain recycled fibres
  • Limited emissions of antioxidants and chemical oxygen demand to water
  • Limited emissions of sulphur oxides, phosphorus, nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxide to air

Holiday Accommodation

Campsite services

Campsite services

The EU Ecolabel logo on Campsite Service tells you:

  • Limits energy consumption (e.g. use of high efficiency heat generating capacities)
  • Limits water consumption (e.g. reduction of water flow from tap and shower/minute)
  • Reduces waste production (e.g. single dose packages for food service shall be avoided)
  • Favours the use of renewable resources (e.g. at least 50% of the electricity shall come from renewable energy sources) and of substances which are less hazardous to the environment
  • Promotes environmental education and communication (guests are provided with tips on how to behave in an environmentally friendly manner)

Excluded or limited substances:

  • No oil with sulphur content and no coal as an energy source

Tourist accommodation services

Tourist accommodation services

The EU Ecolabel logo on Tourist accommodation service tells you:

  • Limits energy consumption (e.g. use of high efficiency heat generating capacities)
  • Limits water consumption (e.g. reduction of water flow from tap and shower/minute)
  • Reduces waste production (e.g. single dose packages for food service shall be avoided)
  • Favours the use of renewable resources (e.g. at least 50% of the electricity shall come from renewable energy sources) and of substances which are less hazardous to the environment
  • Promotes environmental education and communication (guests are provided with tips on how to behave in an environmentally friendly manner)

Excluded or limited substances:

  • No oil with sulphur content and no coal as an energy source

All these products are available at retailers across Europe, from your local shop to supermarket chains, and online. You can also discover more information on the full product criteria and information for businesses about each product.

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