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Meat of poultry

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 2112 (Meat of poultry, fresh or chilled) and UN CPC 2114 (Meat of poultry, frozen) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

All kind of poultry meat (fresh, chilled or frozen) are included in this product group, as defined by UN CPC 2112 and 2114, but not limited to:

  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Emu
  • Goose
  • Ostrich
  • Turkey
  • Guinea fowl
  • Pheasant


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.

Any comments to this PCR document may be given on the PCR Forum on www.environdec.com or directly to the PCR moderator during the period of validity. The PCR Moderator should initiate a revision process before the validity time expires to give due time for announcing and collecting comments.

EPDs shall be based on the latest version of the PCR, and refer to the version number and date of the PCR used. The production of new PCR versions does not affect the certification period of EPDs that are already published.

Detailed information

Name: Meat of poultry
CPC Codes:2112 Meat of poultry, fresh or chilled
2114 Meat of poultry, frozen
Date of publication: 2010-07-07
Registration number: 2010:13
Date of expiration: 2019-10-20
Version: 2.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, oils and fats
Related PCR: Meat of mammals
Hen eggs in shell, fresh
Preserves and preparations of meat
Other contributors: Arpa Emilia Romagna, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Lantmännen
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Life Cycle Engineering
Appointed PCR moderator: Sonia Pignatelli  Life Cycle Engineering

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