Title: Revision of EU Ecolabel criteria for furniture products. Final Technical Report.
Authors: DONATELLO SHANEMOONS HANSWOLF Oliver
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2017
JRC N°: JRC105558
ISBN: 978-92-79-65450-3
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 28443 EN
OP KJ-NA-28443-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC105558
DOI: 10.2760/59027
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: The technical and ecological criteria for EU Ecolabel furniture are presented together with supporting rationale and relevant stakeholder discussion. The scope for furniture products has been significantly expanded to now include non-wooden furniture. New criteria have been developed for wood, cork, bamboo, rattan, plastics, metals, textiles, leather, coated fabrics, polyurethane foams, latex foams and glass. Restrictions have also been introduced for the use of hazardous substances and mixtures during production processes. Emissions of formaldehyde and other VOCs are restricted by certain criteria where relevant to the furniture product. Criteria relating to the final furniture product have been set to ensure that products are easier to repair and dismantle into constituent materials at end-of-life.
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