The Nordic Swan Ecolabel environmental requirements for batteries

Nordic Swan Ecolabel focuses on battery operation time and shelf life – to ensure a long lifetime for the battery and thus reducing resource consumption.

The product group comprises of portable primary batteries in accordance with the definition given in the European Union’s Battery Directive, 2006/66/EC.

Nordic Swan Ecolabelled primary batteries:

  • Have a low content of heavy metals.
  • Does not contain PVC.
  • Meet a CSR policy to ensure responsible use and sourcing of limited raw materials and “conflict-free” minerals.
  • Meet stringent requirements for both battery operation time, shelf life, safety and quality.

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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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.