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Processed paper and paperboard (expired 2019-02-23)

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This document 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.

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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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. 

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Expired This PCR has expired. Read more
Replacing : PCR 2005:09 OA label (de-registered)
Name: Processed paper and paperboard (expired 2019-02-23)
CPC Codes:3214 Processed paper and paperboard
Date of publication: 2010-07-07
Registration number: 2010:14
Date of expiration: 2019-02-23
Version: 2.01
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
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. (expired 2019-02-23)
Beverage cartons (valid until 2019-06-26; to be replaced by PCR for packaging)
Containers of paper and paperboard, not elsewhere classified
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Politecnico di Milano – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Environmental section) with the contribution of IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute and BillerudKorsnäs AB (Version 1.0)
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