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National Programme of Environmental Assessment and Ecolabelling in the Slovak Republik (NPEHOV)

National Programme of Environmental Assessment and Ecolabelling in the Slovak Republik (NPEHOV) logo

National environmental labelling scheme - Environmental friendly product- is adapted by Act No.469/2002 on environmental labelling of products as amended by later provisions.

Its aim is to promote development of production and consumption of products that have impact on lowering of negative impacts on environment, energy consumption and consumption of raw material and hazardous substances, to improve among public, producers, suppliers, sellers better knowledge about environmental performance of products, to lower polution of environment

Learn more: National Programme of Environmental Assessment and Ecolabelling in the Slovak Republik (NPEHOV) websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with National Programme of Environmental Assessment and Ecolabelling in the Slovak Republik (NPEHOV)'s standard is verified by an independent organization (third party) following ISO 17011 Accreditation, ISO 17021 Management system certification, ISO 17025 Testing and Calibration Laboratories, ISO 19011 QMS and EMS auditing (and auditor qualifications), ISO / IEC Guide 65 Product Certification

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Ministry of Environment

Member of

Other

Type

Government

Also manages

None.

Organization type: public governmental subsidized organization receiving contributions from Ministry of Environment of the Slovak republic

Member of: European environmental agency


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 1997

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products Cleaning products Forest products / Paper Other Textiles Waste management & Recycling

Other categories: Technology - wire-stone constructions


Where this ecolabel is found
Austria Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Germany Hungary Poland Romania Russian Federation Slovakia Slovenia Ukraine



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Last updated: 20 January 2012