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Vegetables (expired 2019-12-11, will be replaced by PCR Arable and vegetable crops)

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This PCR will be replaced by PCR Arable and vegetable crops.

This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 012 (Vegetables) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD. This UN CPC group consists of the following underlying classes:

  • 0121 - Leafy or stem vegetables
  • 0122 - Melons
  • 0123 - Fruit-bearing vegetables
  • 0124 - Green leguminous vegetables
  • 0125 - Root, bulb or tuberous vegetables
  • 0126 - Vegetable seeds, except beet seeds
  • 0127 - Mushrooms and truffles
  • 0129 - Vegetables, fresh, n.e.c.

The PCR does not cover frozen vegetables (UN CPC 2131), for which the is a separate PCR available.

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Name: Vegetables (expired 2019-12-11, will be replaced by PCR Arable and vegetable crops)
CPC Codes:012 Vegetables
Date of publication: 2011-11-21
Registration number: 2011:20
Date of expiration: 2019-12-11
Version: 2.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Products of agriculture, horticulture and market gardening
Related PCR: Under development - Arable and vegetable crops
Arable crops
Frozen vegetables, pulses and potatoes (de-registered)
Vegetable juice, Plant milk, plant milk based products, and Other prepared and preserved vegetables, pulses and potatoes (being replaced)
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Life Cycle Engineering
Appointed PCR moderator: Matteo Peyron  Life Cycle Engineering

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