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Basic organic chemicals

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 341 - Basic organic chemicals and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

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PCR updated 2019-04-09

Version 2.1 of this PCR was published and may now be used to develop and register EPDs for this product category. See the document for a version history.

The new version is compliant with GPI 3.0 and the latest PCR basic modules. Version 2.0 is valid for a transition period of six months until 2019-04-09. Please contact the Secretariat for further information.

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Replacing : PCR 2000:05 Chemical products (de-registered)
Name: Basic organic chemicals
CPC Codes:341 Basic organic chemicals
Date of publication: 2011-08-26
Registration number: 2011:17
Date of expiration: 2020-05-02
Version: 2.1
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 3 (2017-)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Basic chemicals
Related PCR: Paper chemicals (expired 2017-09-17; de-registered)
Paints and varnishes and related products (expired 2017-04-17)
Efficient heat transfer fluids for heating and cooling
Tanning chemicals
Basic inorganic chemicals not elsewhere classified
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: AkzoNobel
Appointed PCR moderator: No appointed PCR moderator 

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