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.
In order to use the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in your marketing, you must have a valid Nordic Swan Ecolabel licence. Please log in to The Nordic Ecolabelling Portal to apply for a licence. You are free to use the Nordic Swan Ecolabel in all of your marketing from the date of approval until your licence expires.
Go to The Nordic Ecolabelling Portal and start your application process! If this is the first time you apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login information for the Portal.
Start by going through the requirements and fees that apply to your specific product group. These can be found above.
In some cases, you must use our separate application form. For example, the form must be used in cases where the producer and licensee are two separate companies, or if you wish to cancel a licence. Please contact your advisor in these cases, or if you are unsure what applies to you. The form to be used in these special cases can be downloaded here.
For more details on the application process, please head to our application guide: "Application step by step".
Good luck with your application!