Towards harmonisation for indoor products labelling schemes in the EU
In collaboration with experts from EU Member States JRC researchers published a roadmap towards an EU wide harmonised framework for indoor products labellling schemes. Harmonisation of such labelling schemes is an important aspect of the European Commission’s policy making process in the field of indoor air quality and associated health effects.
|Contact Name||JRC-IHCP, Public Health|
|Author||ECA Preparatory Working Group 27 of European experts|
The proposed framework consists of core and transitional criteria and should lead to the convergence of existing mandatory and voluntary labelling schemes in EU. As a result, this should help building designers and consumers make informed choices about the new or existing products used in indoor environments (e.g. carpets, furniture, wall decorations).
This report is the final product of an initiative, coordinated by the European Commission Joint Research Centre and integrated into the EU strategy on indoor air quality led by the European Commission's Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs, in coordination with Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry and its work on building materials.
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Kephalopoulos S., Crump D., Däumling C., Funch L., Horn W., Keirsbulck M., Maupetit F., Sateri J., Saarela K., Scutaru A., Tirkkonen T., Witterseh T., Sperk C., ECA report no. 27 on “Harmonisation framework for indoor products labelling schemes in the EU, EUR 25276 EN. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2012. JRC69392
Download the report below. See also full reference of the report.
- ECA Report n. 27 (application/pdf 11437Kb) en