Ski wax 106
A Nordic Swan Ecolabelled ski wax is one of the most environmentally-friendly ski waxes available. There are strict requirements concerning the constituent substances, including a ban on organofluorine compounds, the objective of which is to protect human health and the environment.
Nordic Swan Ecolabelled ski wax has been tested for performance and its effectiveness has been proven to be at least as good as equivalent fluorine-containing products.
A Nordic Swan Ecolabelled ski wax:
- Is fluorine-free
- Provides good glide performance
- Is dirt-repellent
- Has good wear resistance
- Has been proved to be as good as equivalent fluorine-containing waxes.
Fees valid from 1st January 2019
Type of fee Amount Application fee* EUR 3,000 + VAT, however not less than EUR 750 + VAT per formulation/recipe Renewal fee* EUR 1,500 + VAT, however not less than EUR 375 + VAT per formulation/recipe More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** EUR 500 + VAT per visit Inspection visits in Europe** EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit Inspection visits outside Europe** EUR 2,500 + VAT per visit Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence
< 4 hours: EUR 375 + VAT
< 8 hours: EUR 750 + VAT
≥ 8 hours: EUR 1,500 + VAT
If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than EUR 750 + VAT per formulations/recipe.
Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0.3% of turnover + VAT per year from EUR 0-50 million.
0.05% of turnover + VAT per year > EUR 50 million.
Minimum fee for Nordic region EUR 2,000 + VAT per year Maximum fee for Nordic region No maximum fee
Fees for sale outside the Nordic region
(Only if revenue > EUR 300,000 per year)
EUR 2,000 + VAT per year
* When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below EUR 2 million.
** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1,000€ per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.
*** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.
The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions
Compilation of hearing statementsNorwegian / 1.0
Information on the latest version of the criteria for ski wax
1.0: Adopted criteria
Nordic Ecolabelling decided on the 15 June 2018 to adopt criteria for ski wax. Version 1.0 is valid until 30 June 2023.
We are so happy you decided to send in an application for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel!
The application process starts by you downloading the application form and filling it in. You then send it to Ecolabelling Sweden.
We will register your application and send you a confirmation. You will also be assigned an advisor who will help you through the application process.
During this process, you will send in documentation that proves that your product can successfully meet each of Nordic Ecolabelling’s requirements for your specific product group.
The application consists of these parts:
- Completed application form
- Documentation Overview
- Documentation showing fulfilment of all requirements according to the criteria document
Once your product has been approved – not before, you have the right to use the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in all your marketing as long as your licence is valid.
We wish you luck with your application and, most importantly, your work towards a more sustainable world!
For more information: "Application step by step"