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This PCR (draft version 3.0) was available for open consultation until 2020-06-03. The draft will now be updated based on comments received and the subsequent review comments by the PCR review panel, before final publication.

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This document (version 2.01) provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 3214 (processed paper and paperboard), and the declaration of this performance by an EPD (see http://unstats.un.org).

The product group does not include pulps of wood (or other fibrous cellulosic material), newsprint, hand-made paper, uncoated paper of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, punch card stock and punch tape paper, corrugated paper and paperboard and containers of paper and paperboard.

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Replacing : PCR 2005:09 OA label (de-registered)
Name: Being updated - Processed paper and paperboard (expired 2020-02-23)
CPC Codes:3214 Processed paper and paperboard
Date of publication: 2010-07-07
Registration number: 2010:14
Date of expiration: 2020-02-23
Version: 2.11
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Pulp, paper and paper products
Related PCR: Labels, sleeves or linerless (or similar print media products) made of paper, plastic or other materials (expired; de-registered 2019-04-27)
Uncoated kraftliner and other uncoated kraft paper, etc. (de-registered)
Beverage cartons (de-registered)
Containers of paper and paperboard, not elsewhere classified (de-registered)
Other contributors:

Contributed to previous versions: Politecnico di Milano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Environmental section), and Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Italy Srl

Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute and BillerudKorsnäs AB (Version 3.0)
Appointed PCR moderator: Diego Peñaloza  IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

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