Rules and regulations
Here are the essential rules and regulations related to the use, payments and application of the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.
The applicant undertakes to comply with the Nordic Ecolabelling rules and regulations.
- Responsibilities of the Primary Licence Contact
- Regulations for the Nordic Ecolabelling of Products
- Fee Regulations for Nordic Swan Ecolabel
- Guidelines for using the Nordic Swan Ecolabel logo
In addition to the Nordic regulation, national ecolabelling regulations and statutory orders apply in each of the five Nordic countries.
You will find national regulations and possible product group-specific instructions and payment rules can on the website of your national Nordic Ecolabelling organisation.
Background to the rules and regulations
The Nordic Council of Ministers has determined the overall rules for the Nordic Ecolabelling of products and the rules of procedure for the Nordic Ecolabelling Board.
The Nordic Ecolabelling Board sets the criteria for each product group and determines the rules for the companies that apply for or have a licence for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.