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Umwelt-Etikette

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The Swiss ecolabel "Umwelt-Etikette" labels paints and coatings and comprises 7 classes from A to G.

Class A labels paints and coatings have the highest standards with regard to environmental friendliness and user friendliness. This Swiss ecolabel facilitates the selection of environmentally compatible and suitable products.

Learn more: Umwelt-Etikette websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with Umwelt-Etikette's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Schweizer Stiftung Farbe

Member of

None

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.

Organization type: 35122


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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2012

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Other

Other categories: Paints and coatings


Where this ecolabel is found
Switzerland



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Last updated: 15 October 2015