Welcome to the 'Laundry Detergents (Domestic and Industrial & Institutional)' website
This is the project website for revision for EU Ecolabel criteria for "Laundry Detergents". This study is being carried out by the Joint Research Centre's Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS). The work is being developed for the European Commission's Directorate General for the Environment.
The EU Ecolabel for laundry detergents promotes the production and consumption of products with a reduced environmental impact through the life cycle and it is awarded to the best performing products available in the market.
The EU Ecolabel criteria are based on the requirements addressed in EU Ecolabel Regulation 66/2010. The criteria are defined on the basis of the environmental information derived from Life Cycle Assesment and product oriented environmental performance assessment studies. Different environmental, safety and functional aspects are considered.
During the EU Ecolabel development and revision continuous wide consultation is foreseen with experts and stakeholders, i.e. manufacturers, supply chain industry, consumer organizations and NGOs. Stakeholder involvement is a crucial part of this study. You can follow the progress of study through this website. By registering as a stakeholder, you can stay informed of latest additions to this site and engage in the consultation through responding to questionnaires and/or participation at stakeholder meetings.
If you would like to contact us directly, please see the contact details of the project team.