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Water Efficiency Product Labelling Scheme

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The Water Efficient Product Labelling Scheme is a voluntary Scheme run by the industry association The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA). It is open to all companies who manufacture or sell product in the United Kingdom that meets the criteria for water efficiency products as defined by technical experts within the United Kingdom bathroom Industry.  The purpose of the scheme is to encourage the installation of water efficient products within the domestic and commercial markets, maintaining individual choice at the same time as reducing the amount of potable water used.  An annual audit of registered products and their supporting product literature will be carried out by a third party certification body who will undertake to test for compliance of the Scheme a randomly selected 5% of registered products across the different product criteria groups. 

Learn more: Water Efficiency Product Labelling Scheme websiteExternal Site

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

Conformity with Water Efficiency Product Labelling Scheme's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association

Member of

Unknown

Type

Industry association

Also manages

None.

Organization type: 682127


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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2007

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Buildings Water


Where this ecolabel is found
United Kingdom



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Last updated: 20 January 2012