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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 32153 and the declaration of this performance by an EPD. More information about the product group is available in the document.

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Name: Beverage cartons
CPC Codes:32153 Cartons, boxes, cases, record sleeves and other packing containers (except bags) of paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres; box files, letter trays, and similar articles, of paper or paperboard of a kind used in offices, shops or
Date of publication: 2011-05-23
Registration number: 2011:04
Date of expiration: 2019-06-26
Version: 2.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Pulp, paper and paper products
Related PCR: Closable flexible plastic packaging
Containers of paper and paperboard, not elsewhere classified
Processed paper and paperboard (expired 2019-02-23)
Under development - Packaging
Other contributors: Elopak, Korsnäs, SIG Combibloc, Stora Enso and Tetra Pak
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: ACE (Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment)
Appointed PCR moderator: Erika Kloow  Tetra Pak

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