The Nordic Swan Ecolabel environmental requirements for laundry detergents for professional use

Nordic Swan Ecolabelled laundry detergents for professional use have properties that meet the following requirements:

  • Limit the content of substances that are harmful to the environment and health
  • Prohibit substances that are not readily degraded in the environment or that are bioaccumulative or toxic
  • Prohibit fragrances and restrict the content of preservatives
  • Ensure similar effective laundering to that of comparable products with the same function
  • Ensure effective laundering at low wash temperature where possible, without compromising the chemistry or wash time of the product
  • Have an optimal dosage that is checked through regular customer visits by the supplier of chemicals to the laundries

For calculations and for more information regarding chemicals, please use the DID-list (available under downloads below).

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What does it cost?

When you apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel, you must pay a fee. Additionally, when you have a certification, you must pay an annual licence fee based on the turnover of the certified product or service.

Please visit our Nordic website to see the specific fees. You will find them at the bottom of the page for the relevant product group under the fees» tab. You can find all product groups here.