European environmental mark “Flower”

The EU ecolabel, the so-called “Flower”, came into existence in 1992. In 1993 the first criteria catalogues for 2 product types were developed, by now there are around 40 criteria catalogues, mostly for products of the everyday. And constantly they are accruing.

The official EU mark for environmentally-friendly products is rewarded by the European Union Eco-labelling Board (EUEB), consisting of the competent bodies of the respective EU countries, environmental organisations, unions, dealers, etc.

Aim of the “Flower” is to EU-wide harmonisedly label products and services focussing on the whole life cycle of a product, from its composition of the raw materials to its disposal after use.

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For EU ecolabel the following products can be tested by eco-INSTITUT*:
  • Furniture
  • Paints
  • Varnishs
  • Floor coverings
  • Mattresses

*Please note: EU Label is not awarded by eco-INSTITUT itself. eco-INSTITUT is EU ecolabel approved testing laboratory and authorised tp perform the respective tests.



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