When packaging is manufactured for a specific product in accordance with a harmonised standard whose references have been published in the Official Journal of the European Communities, the packaging is presumed to comply with the essential requirements of Directive 94/ 62/EC, as covered by that harmonised standard.
The references of the relevant harmonised standards are published in the Official Journal in
The following are the relevant harmonised standards for packaging:
|CEN EN 13427:2004:||Requirements for the use of European Standards in the field of packaging and packaging waste|
|CEN EN 13428:2004:||Requirements specific to manufacturing and composition - Prevention by source reduction|
|CEN EN 13429:2004:||Reuse|
|CEN EN 13430:2004:||Requirements for packaging recoverable by material recycling|
|CEN EN 13431:2004:||Requirements for packaging recoverable in the form of energy recovery, including specification of minimum inferior calorific value|
|CEN EN 13432:2000:||Requirements for packaging recoverable through composting and biodegradation - Test scheme and evaluation criteria for the final acceptance of packaging|
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