The Nordic Swan Ecolabel environmental requirements for boat, train and car care products

Products that have a cleaning effect and/or polishing function for the care of cars, buses, trucks, boats, ships, trains and other rail transport vehicles can be Nordic Swan Ecolabelled.

The requirements include:

  • Environmental properties (ecotoxicity and biodegradability) of the chemicals used in the products.
  • Health properties of the chemicals used in the products. For example, no use of CMR-classified substances and various particularly problematic substances such as SVHC substances and endocrine disruptors.
  • Efficiency tests
  • Limitation of the content of volatile organic compounds that can contribute to the formation of ground-level ozone
  • Recyclable design of the packaging
  • Increased use of sustainable renewable raw materials

This is how you apply

The application form is to be submitted in The Nordic Ecolabelling Portal.

Guide to the Nordic Ecolabelling Portal

How to fill out and send in the application form

Want to know more about environmental certification with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel?

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Please state which product you are considering eco-labeling with the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

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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.