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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 1 January 2019

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee* 3 000 EUR + VAT, however not less than 750 EUR + VAT per formulation/recipe
    Renewal fee* 1 500 EUR + VAT, however not less than 375 EUR + VAT per formulation/recipe
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** 500 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** 1 500 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** 2 500 EUR + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** < 4 hours: 375 EUR + VAT
    4 - 8 hours: 750 EUR + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: 1 500 EUR + 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 750 EUR + VAT per formulations/recipe.

    Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0.3% of turnover + VAT per year from 0 - 50 million EUR.                
    0.05% of turnover + VAT per year > 50 million EUR.
    Minimum fee for Nordic region 2 000 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region No maximum fee

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region          
    (Only if revenue > 300 000 EUR per year)

    2 000 EUR + 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 2 million EUR.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1 000 EUR 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

     

     

  • Information on the latest version of the criteria for ski wax

    1.0 => 1.1: Prolongation of the validity of the criteria

    Nordic Ecolabelling decided on 23 February 2021 to prolong the validity of the criteria by 18 months. Version 1.1 of the criteria are valid until 30 December 2024.

    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 portal@svanen.se 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!

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