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Tissue products

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 32131, Tissue products, and the declaration of this performance by an EPD. More information about the product group is available in the PCR.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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Replacing : PCR 2004:08 Tissue paper manufactured from recovered paper (de-registered)
PCR 2004:07 Tissue paper manufactured from virgin fibres (de-registered)
Name: Tissue products
CPC Codes:32131 Toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock and similar paper, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres
Date of publication: 2011-05-24
Registration number: 2011:05
Date of expiration: 2019-10-01
Version: 2.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Pulp, paper and paper products
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: European Tissue Symposium, ETS
Appointed PCR moderator: Ellen Riise  Essity Hygiene and Health

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