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This PCR expired 2019-01-24. It is currently being updated to:

  • Prolong its validity
  • Comply with the latest General Programme Instructions, and other relevant developments
  • Being rewritten to include specific annexes for more specific product categories
  • Adding an annex for Flexible packaging printing machinery


This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 449 “Other special-purpose machinery and parts thereof” and the declaration of this performance by an EPD. It contains the following annexes with further specifications for more detailed product categories:

This PCR document is publically available on www.environdec.com. The PCR document is a living document. If relevant changes in the LCA methodology or in the technology for the product category occur, the document will be revised and any changes will be published on the website.

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Expired This PCR has expired. Read more
Replacing : PCR 2002:02 Electrical manipulation industrial robot (de-registered)
Name: Being updated - Other special-purpose machinery and parts thereof (expired 2019-01-24)
CPC Codes:449 Other special-purpose machinery and parts thereof
Date of publication: 2010-05-12
Registration number: 2010:08
Date of expiration: 2019-01-24
Version: 3.01
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Special-purpose machinery
Other contributors:

Studio Fieschi, AFIDAMP

Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Marcel Gómez Consultoria Ambiental, CDEI-UPC, Engloba Consulting, Representatives of the sector of Spanish manufacturers of flexible packaging printers have been involved in the development process.
Appointed PCR moderator: Marcel Gómez Ferrer  Marcel Gómez Consultoria Ambiental

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