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Under development - Professional laundry and cleaning services of items

Initiated

2019-04-25

Start open consultation

2019-07-26

Deadline open consultation

2019-09-26

PCR review and approval

2020-02-01

Publication

2020-03-01

PCR information

The open consultation for this PCR ended 2019-09-26. The PCR Moderator and PCR Committee will now update the draft based on comments received and respond to comments. The updated draft, and the way the PCR Moderator has handled the comments will be reviewed before publication.

Dates are preliminary and subject to change.

The services included in the product category definition are the laundry and cleaning services provided both private and public sector for sanitary use (hospitals, home care and health residences etc.), industrial and civil activities (factories, schools, jails, etc.) and accommodation (hotels, restaurants, etc.). Main aspects defining a laundry services are:

  • type of cleaning system used in terms of machinery and equipment used (e.g. washing and ironing machines)
  • type of client (hospital, accommodation, hotels, factories, restaurants, etc.)
  • type of item. This PCR include the following items:
    • textile, such as clothes, linen, workwear (except surgical drapes and gowns)
    • mattress (standard and antidecubitus) and pillows
    • non textile items, such as cutlery, dishes, Personal protective equipment (PPE), surgical tools, etc…

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Detailed information

Name: Under development - Professional laundry and cleaning services of items
CPC Codes:971 Washing, cleaning and dyeing services
853 Cleaning services
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Related PCR: Service of providing washed and sterilized reusable surgical drapes and gowns used for patients and clinical staff
Professional cleaning services of buildings
Professional cleaning services for passenger trains
Other contributors:

Ambiente Italia S.r.l.

Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: CE.Si.S.P. (Centre for the Development of Product Sustainability), TETIS Institute, Servizi Italia
Appointed PCR moderator: Michela Gallo  CESiSP, University of Genoa

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