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Remanufactured OEM Toner Cartridges 008

A Nordic Swan Ecolabelled toner cartridge can be renovated and refilled before going to energy recovery. This saves huge amounts of raw materials.

The toner powder contains a minimum of environmentally and health hazardous chemicals.

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel stands for one of the industry's most credible and in-demand quality labels throughout Europe. It also signals high quality and environmental commitment to end users and professional buyers.

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 2024

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 3 251 EUR + VAT, however not less than EUR 93 + VAT per cartridge model
    Renewal fee* 1 625 EUR + VAT, however not less than EUR 46 + VAT per cartridge model
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** 541 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** 1 625 EUR + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** 2 709 EUR + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence

    < 4 hours: 406 EUR + VAT
    < 8 hours: 812 EUR + VAT
    ≥ 8 hours: 1 625 EUR + VAT

    If the extension includes new cartridge models, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than 97 EUR + VAT per cartridge model.

    Annual licence fee: The annual licence fee for the Nordic Swan Ecolabelled products is based on their turnover in the Nordic countries.

    0.3% of turnover + VAT from 0–30 million EUR 
    0.05% of turnover + VAT > 30 million EUR
    Minimum fee for Nordic region 2 167 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region No maximum fee

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

    2 167 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 1 083 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 2023

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee including one on-site inspection within the Nordic region *) 3 114 EUR + VAT, however not less than EUR 93 + VAT per cartridge model
    Renewal fee* 1 557 EUR + VAT, however not less than EUR 46 + VAT per cartridge model
    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 cartridge models, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than 93 EUR + VAT per cartridge model.
    Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0.3% of turnover + VAT from 0–30 million EUR 
    0.05% of turnover + VAT > 30 million EUR
    Minimum fee for Nordic region 2 076 EUR + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region 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.

  • 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.

  • 5.6 ⇛ 5.7: Prolongation of criteria

    The validity of the criteria has been extended 18 months. The new version, 5.7, is valid until June 30, 2026.

    5.5 ⇛ 5.6: Prolongation of criteria

    The validity of the criteria has been extended with 24 months. At the same time, an adjustment was made regarding titanium dioxide in requirement K3. The new version, 5.6, is valid until December 31, 2024.

    5.4 ⇛ 5.5: Alterationtion of criteria

    Requirements R11, R13 and R24 have been clearified, R2, R6 and R16 have been updated, whilst R8 and R25 were removed from the criteria. The new version, 5.5, is valid until December 31st, 2022.

    5.3 ⇛ 5.4: Prolongation of criteria

    Requirement R23: The requirement on Take-back system has been removed. Furthermore the criteria has been prolonged with 36 months. The new version, 5.4, is valid until December 31st, 2022.

    5.2 ⇛ 5.3: Alteration and prolongation of criteria

    The criteria has been prolonged. The new version,5.3, is valid until December 31st, 2019

    5.1 ⇛ 5.2: Alteration and prolongation of criteria

    • Requirement R6: An alternative method to analyse toner powder (Blaue Engel RAL-UZ 177) was introduced.
    • Some minor editorial changes have been made.
    • The requirement for marketing (in R25) was removed.

    The new version, 5.2, is valid until June 30th, 2018.

    5.0 ⇛ 5.1: Alteration of criteria

    Alterations have been introduced in requirements R6, R14, R15 and R16.

    The new version of the criteria, 5.1, is valid until June 30th, 2016.

  • 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.