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De-icers 063

Nordic Swan Ecolabel de-icers reduce emissions of substances that are harmful to the environment and health, promote substances that are easily degraded in nature and produce effective and expensive products. The de-icers are not as corrosive as the traditional road salts and therefore save constructions such as bridges, tunnels and foundation walls.

Below you will find all the necessary documents and background information to apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

    1. Start your application process by reading the criteria document and find out if your product can obtain the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. 
    2. Read your Application Guide.
    3. Request login credentials.
    4. Now you are ready to enter the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal.

     

    Portal sign in                                             Get login credentials

     

    Should you wish to transfer your licence, please use this form

  • Fees valid from 1 January 2023

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 3 114 EUR + VAT, however not less than 778 EUR + VAT per formulation/recipe
    Renewal fee* 1 557 EUR + VAT, however not less than 389 EUR + VAT per formulation/recipe
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** 519 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** 1 557 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** 2 595 EUR + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence

    < 4 hours: 389 EUR + VAT
    < 8 hours: 778 EUR + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: 1 557 EUR + VAT
     

    If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than 750 EUR + VAT per formulations/recipe.

    Annual licence fee for Denmark 0.3 % of turnover + VAT per year for 0 - 50 million EUR.
    0.05% of turnover + VAT per year for > 50 million EUR.
    Minimum fee for Denmark 2 076 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Denmark No maximum fee

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region          
    (Only if revenue > 300 000 EUR per year)

    2 076 EUR + VAT per year

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below 2 million EUR.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1 038 EUR per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

    *** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

    The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions

    Fees valid from 1 January 2019

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 3 000 EUR + VAT, however not less than 750 EUR + VAT per formulation/recipe
    Renewal fee* 1 500 EUR + VAT, however not less than 375 EUR + VAT per formulation/recipe
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** 500 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** 1 500 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** 2 500 EUR + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence

    < 4 hours: 375 EUR + VAT
    < 8 hours: 750 EUR + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: 1 500 EUR + VAT
     

    If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than 750 EUR + VAT per formulations/recipe.

    Annual licence fee for Denmark 0.3 % of turnover + VAT per year for 0 - 50 million EUR.
    0.05% of turnover + VAT per year for > 50 million EUR.
    Minimum fee for Denmark 2 000 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Denmark No maximum fee

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region          
    (Only if revenue > 300 000 EUR per year)

    2 000 EUR + VAT per year

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below 2 million EUR.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1 000 EUR per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

    *** As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

    The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.
    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions

     

  • In the criteria document, you can read about how to document and verify compliance for each requirement. You can also find other application documents here.

  • Information on the latest version of the criteria for de-icers

    2.11 ⇛ 2.12: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged with 12 months. The new version, 2.12, is valid until 31 December 2024.

    2.10 ⇛ 2.11: Adjustment of the criteria

    Requirement R14 Return system has been removed. The new version, 2.11, is valid until 31 December 2023.

    2.9 ⇛ 2.10: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged with 12 months. The new version, 2.10, is valid until 31 December 2023.

    2.8 ⇛ 2.9: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged with 12 months. The new version, 2.9, is valid until 31 December 2022.

    2.7 ⇛ 2.8: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged with 18 months. The new version, 2.8, is valid until 31 December 2021.

    2.6 ⇛ 2.7: Adjustment of the criteria

    The requirement R2 Classification of the product has been adjusted and the criteria have been updated to the CLP Regulation. The new version, 2.7, is valid until 30 June 2020.

    2.5 ⇛ 2.6: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged with 18 months. The new version, 2.6, is valid until 30 June 2020.

    2.4 ⇛ 2.5: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged. Also, requirement R17 Marketing was removed. The new version, 2.5, is valid until 31 December 2018.

    2.3 ⇛ 2.4: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged. The new version, 2.4, is valid until 31 December 2016.

    2.2 ⇛ 2.3: Prolongation of the criteria

    The criteria have been prolonged. The new version, 2.3, is valid until 31 December 2014.

  • In the background document below you will find reasoning and facts behind the specific requirements in the criteria document.

    Here you can also read the comments, requirement for requirement, from the public hearing.

    If the documents are in a Nordic language, you can get help in understanding the sections you need by contacting the product specialist in your chosen country below.