Supplies for microfibre based cleaning 083
Nordic Ecolabelled supplies for microfibre based cleaning, for consumer and professional use, are amongst the least environmentally harmful in their group. The products fulfill stringent requirements on the health and environmental characteristics of constituent materials as well as quality and performance.
Nordic Ecolabelled supplies for microfibre based cleaning, for consumer and professional use:
– Offer first-rate cleaning performance without the use of cleaning chemicals.
– Are durable (providing a long service life).
– Contain limited amounts of environmentally hazardous and harmful substances.
– Contribute to lowering emissions to water and the air.
– Are gentle on the surface being cleaned.
Fees valid from 1 January 2021
Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 30 000 SEK excl. VAT. Renewal fee *) 15 000 SEK excl. VAT.
Annual licence fee
Annual Nordic licence fee**)
0.3% of turnover + VAT
from 0 – 30 million EUR
0.05% of turnover + VAT
> 30 million EUR
Minimum fee for the Nordic countries 2 000 EUR annually excl. VAT Maximum fee for the Nordic countries No maximum fee Annual licence fee outside the Nordic countries (for licence holders with a turnover of more than 300 000 EUR of Nordic Swan ecolabelled products, sold outside the Nordic countries) 2 000 EUR annually excl. VAT
If the Nordic Swan ecolabelled products are only sold outside the Nordic countries, a minimum fee is always charged.
Fee for extensions/alterations of licence
Extension/alteration of existing licence The fee is based on how long it takes to handle the matter:
- Less than 4 hours: 3 750 SEK excl. VAT
- Between 4 and 8 hours: 7 500 SEK excl. VAT
- More than 8 hours: 15 000 SEK excl. VAT
Fees for on-site inspections
Extra fee for additional on-site inspection within the Nordic countries 5 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit On-site inspection outside the Nordic region, but within Europe***) 15 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit On-site inspections outside Europe***) 25 000 SEK excl. VAT per visit
Euro rate: The exchange rate of the first day of the year is used to convert amounts in Euro to national currency.
*) Micro enterprises are charged half the fee. A micro enterprise, according to our definition, is a company with a maximum of 10 employees and with a total turnover of 2 million EUR (including both ecolabelled and non-ecolabelled products).
**) Corporations pay only one licence fee
***) There is an extra fee of 1 000 EUR per day if the inspection takes more than one day.
Compilation of hearing statementsSwedish / 2.5
Information on the latest version of the criteria for supplies for microfibre based cleaning
2.4 ⇛ 2.5: Prolongation of the criteria's validity and adjustment of requirement:
The criteria's validity has been prolonged with 12 months.
At the same time requirement R15 has been adjusted regarding TiO2 and TMP. The new version, 2.5, is valid until March 31st 2023.
2.3 ⇛ 2.4: Prolongation of the criteria's validity:
The criteria's validity has been prolonged with 24 months.
At the same time requirement R50 has been removed.
The new version, 2.4, is valid until March 31st 2022.
2.2 ⇛ 2.3: Prolongation of the criteria's validity
The criteria's validity has been prolonged with 24 months. The new version, 2.3, is valid until March 31st 2020.
2.1 ⇛ 2.2: Prolongation of the criteria's validity
The criteria have been prolonged with 24 months. Some editiorial changes were made concerning national legislation and change of English product group name. Also, the requirement R51, regarding marketing was removed. The new version, 2.2, is valid until March 31st 2018.
2.0 ⇛ 2.1: Prolongation of the criteria's validity
The criteria for Nordic Ecolabelled supplies for microfibre based cleaning have been prolonged. The new version, 2.1, is valid until March 31st 2016.
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!