EN ISO 14021:2016

Environmental labels and declarations - Self-declared environmental claims (Type II environmental labelling) (ISO 14021:2016)

Publication date:   May 17, 2016

General information

60.60 Standard published   Apr 13, 2016

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CEN/SS S26 Environmental management

European Norm

13.020.50   Ecolabelling

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Scope

ISO 14021:2016 specifies requirements for self-declared environmental claims, including statements, symbols and graphics, regarding products. It further describes selected terms commonly used in environmental claims and gives qualifications for their use. This International Standard also describes a general evaluation and verification methodology for self-declared environmental claims and specific evaluation and verification methods for the selected claims in this International Standard.
ISO 14021:2016 does not preclude, override, or in any way change, legally required environmental information, claims or labelling, or any other applicable legal requirements.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

765/2008

REGULATION (EC) No 765/2008 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 9 July 2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 339/93

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PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN ISO 14021:2001

Replaces
EN ISO 14021:2001/A1:2011

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PUBLISHED
EN ISO 14021:2016
60.60 Standard published
Apr 13, 2016

CORRIGENDA / AMENDMENTS

Amended by
EN ISO 14021:2016/A1:2021