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Flexible plastic packaging (under development)

Initiated

2017-01-25

Start open consultation

2017-03-13

Deadline open consultation

2017-05-13

PCR review and approval

2017-09-01

Publication

2017-10-01

Preliminary dates are in italics

PCR information

This PCR is under development. A draft was available for open consultation until 2017-05-13. The draft will now be updated based on comments received and reviewed before publication. Date are preliminary.

When finished, this document will aim to provide Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of Flexible Plastic Packaging used for liquids, gels and solid products. The packaging should be sealable but not necessarily leakage proof.

Detailed information

Name: Flexible plastic packaging (under development)
CPC Code(s):36490 Other articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Rubber and plastic products
Related PCR(s): Beverage cartons
Machines for filling and packaging of liquid food
Plastics in primary forms (valid until 2017-12-15; being updated)
Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: Ecolean, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
PCR moderator(s): Anna Palminger  Ecolean

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