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Which items are not packaging and therefore are not subject to the obligation of environmental labeling?

Some of the items that are not packaging are: StrawsCases for playing cardsPencils (both for writing / drawing and for make-up)Caps of pens / pencilsSticks for home fragrancesMetal seal attached ...
Last modified on 24/11/2021

Are cosmetic products included in small packaging exempt from the obligation of environmental labeling?

The standard does not provide for any exemption for packaging of small dimensions, and / or with reduced printed space, nor for multilingual ones, nor for those imported. However, for ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

In the case of small packaging, is it possible to use a QR code or a link to the company website to convey content on environmental labeling?

The standard does not provide for any exemption for packaging of small dimensions, and / or with reduced printed space, nor for multilingual ones, nor for those imported. However, for ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

If space on the packaging is limited, or if the packaging is neutral, is it possible to insert environmental labeling information on the documentation associated with the product (e.g. delivery note / transport document)?

Neutral packaging means unprinted packaging that does not include graphics or the affixing of any symbols and information, and which are sold as such to customers by the manufacturers. The ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Packaging produced before the entry into force of the environmental labeling obligation but marketed posthumously, as well as warehouse stocks, must be adequate or are they excluded from the obligation? Can any stock and inventories be sold within a certain period?

On 28 February 2022, the law of 25 February 2022 n. 15 of conversion of the decree law 30 December 2021 n. 228 (so-called Milleproroghe). The art. 11 of the ...
Last modified on 01/03/2022

Does the wine capsule need to be labeled, even if it weighs less than 5% of the bottle?

The capsule is always a component that can be manually separated from the main body, that is the bottle; therefore it must include environmental labeling which can be shown on ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Do the plastic corners, which are always inside additional packaging, have to bear the label directly on the corner?

Pursuant to the legislative decree of 3 September 2020, all packaging (primary, secondary and tertiary) released for consumption in Italy is subject to the obligation of labeling. If the packaging ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Should the coding be applied only to packaging products (boxes, cases, …) or also to any other accessories?

The environmental labelling requirement relates to packaging, i.e.: “products, composed of materials of any nature, used to contain certain goods, from raw materials to finished products, to protect them, to ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Do the wipes have to carry environmental labeling since they “contain” a cosmetic liquid?

The wipes that contain a cosmetic liquid are not packaging, therefore they are not subject to the obligation of labeling. ...
Last modified on 19/11/2021

Are clothing tags packaging?

The tags of the garments are packaging, therefore they are subject to the obligation of environmental labeling and can be collected in separate collection based on the prevalent material. ...
Last modified on 23/11/2021