The Austrian Ecolabel addresses itself primarily to consumers but also to manufacturers and public procurement. The ecolabel provides consumers with guidance in order to choose products or services with least hazardous to the environment or health. The ecolabel draws the consumers attention to aspects of environment, health and quality (fitness for use).
Conformity with Österreichisches Umweltzeichen (Austrian Ecolabel)'s standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).
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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (Division: Environmental Management and Technology)
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Last updated: 20 January 2012