PCRs under development
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PCR documents shall be developed in an internationally-accepted manner based on an open, transparent and participatory process either by:
The PCR development process is managed by the programme operator who is responsible for that the PCR development follows the requirements in ISO 14025 and relevant PCR harmonization initiatives. The preparation of a specific PCR is managed by a PCR moderator, an expert appointed by the programme operator.
Developing PCR is a procedure including a staged approach with the following elements:
A description of the activities to undertake under each separate phase is given on this part of the website together with outlining the adminstrative work to be handled by the PCR moderator and the programme operator.
Detailed information about how to develop a PCR document in the International EPD® System is given in the General Programme Instructions.
The Secretariat has developed a checklist for PCR development that may be used by PCR Moderators in contacts with the Secretariat. The document is intended to guide the PCR Moderator in the process to develop a PCR within the scope of the International EPD® System, and serve as an archived document of the PCR development. Download the document (Word format).
Guidance on PCR development, EPD creation and registration
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