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of May 18, 2011 No. 529

About approval of the Technical regulation on green labeling

(as amended of the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 28.12.2016 No. 1069)

According to article 14 of the Law of Ukraine "About standards, technical regulations and assessment procedures of compliance" the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decides:

1. Approve the Technical regulation on green labeling and the actions plan on its application which are applied.

2. Determine the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources responsible for application of the Technical regulation approved by this resolution.

Prime Minister of Ukraine

N. Azarov

Approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of May 18, 2011, No. 529

The technical regulation on green labeling

General provisions

1. The technical regulation on green labeling (further - the Technical regulation) is developed taking into account Regulations of the European Parliament and the EU Council of November 25, 2009 66/2010 / Є With about sign of green labeling of the European Union.

The technical regulation establishes requirements concerning assignment and application of optional (voluntary) green labeling in Ukraine, regulates the procedure of development and review of ecological criteria.

2. Action of this Technical regulation extends to goods and services which are delivered for distribution, of consumption or use in the market of Ukraine and are provided for a fee or free of charge.

Action of this Technical regulation does not extend on:

medicines, held for use person;

veterinary medicines;

medical products;

the goods containing the substances, medicines and mixes classified according to standard rates and standards of Ukraine as toxic, mutagen, cancerogenic, dangerous to the surrounding environment except separate categories of products which technically cannot be replaced alternative or general ecological product characteristics are much higher in comparison with other products of the same category, in case of the compulsory provision that content of dangerous substances does not exceed 0,1 percent of mass of products.

3. In this Technical regulation the terms below are used in such value:

influence on the surrounding environment - any adverse or favorable change in the surrounding environment fully or partially caused by production processes, goods or services (further - products);

ecological certification - the procedure during which the body for green labeling recognized in accordance with the established procedure documentary certifies products compliance to the established ecological criteria;

green labeling - briefly and precisely formulated text, symbol or the image which is applied to the label or packaging of products or is provided in documentation on products, technical bulletins, promotional materials for the purpose of specifying of certain ecological product characteristic, component or packaging. Products compliance to the established ecological criteria is confirmed by the certificate of green labeling;

ecological criteria for products (further - ecological criteria) ecological requirements to which products in case of designation shall answer with its green labeling;

ecological characteristics - results of measurement of influence of products on the surrounding environment and health of the person;

product lifecycle - the consecutive and interconnected stages of production system from acquisition of raw materials or formation of natural resources before final utilization of products;

"green" products - products, concerning which on the results of the procedure of assessment of conformity established fact of improvement of its ecological characteristics;

body for evaluating compliance of products to the established ecological criteria (further - body for green labeling) - body, independent of the subject of managing, which in the activities is guided by the program of green labeling according to requirements of the international standard ISO 14024 (GSTU ISO 14024 "Green labelings and declarations. Green labeling like I. Principles and methods");

the program of green labeling - the voluntary program which meets the requirements of the international standard ISO 14024 (GSTU ISO 14024 "Green labelings and declarations. Green labeling like I. The principles and methods") also gives the chance to use the green labeling of products testimonial of general ecological benefit of such products within the corresponding category.

Other terms are used in the value given in the Economic code of Ukraine, the Laws of Ukraine "About standards, technical regulations and assessment procedures of compliance", "About standardization", "About accreditation of conformity assessment bodies", "About confirmation of conformity", "About safety and quality of foodstuff" and "About consumer protection". Main requirements to application of green labeling

4. This Technical regulation forbids:

apply on the label of products or packaging, in documentation on products and services, technical bulletins, promotional materials indistinct or false green labeling, or green labeling which can be misunderstood;

to producers and suppliers of goods and services to use such unchecked texts as "environmentally friendly", "ecologically safe", "ecologically favorable", "favorable to soil", "not contaminating", "green", "favorable to the nature" and "favorable to ozone" and so forth.

The text "is free from..." it is allowed to use only in case the level of content of the specified substance does not exceed background. Bodies for green labeling

5. Assessment of conformity of products to the established ecological criteria is carried out by body for green labeling.

The body for green labeling cannot:

be developer, the producer, the supplier, the assembler or directly involved in the specified types of activity, and also the owner, the user, the holder of products which he estimates, except products for own consumption;

be the representative of the subject of managing;

perform any type of activity which can affect independence of its examination or impartiality concerning activities for ecological certification in which it is involved, in particular, provision of consulting services or councils to subject of housekeeping which products are declared on certification.

6. For holding procedure for assessment of conformity the body for green labeling shall have:

technique of quality management system according to which assessment of conformity is carried out;


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