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This PCR has expired, why an update has been initiated. A draft was available for open consultation until 2019-05-28. The PCR moderator and PCR committee will now update the draft based on comments received. The final draft will be reviewed before publication. Dates are preliminary and are subject to change.


This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 234 (Bakery products) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

All products under the CPC Group 234 “Bakery products” are included in this PCR, especially the following classes:

  • CPC 2341 Crispbread; rusks, toasted bread and similar toasted products
  • CPC 2342 Gingerbread and the like; sweet biscuits; waffles and wafers
  • CPC 2343 Pastry goods and cakes, fresh or preserved
  • CPC 2349 Other bread and other bakers' wares

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.

Any comments to this PCR document may be given on the PCR Forum on www.environdec.com or directly to the PCR moderator during the period of validity. The PCR Moderator should initiate a revision process before the validity time expires to give due time for announcing and collecting comments.

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 2010:05 Bread and other bakers’ wares (de-registered)
PCR 2010:06 Pastry goods and cakes (de-registered)
Name: Being updated - Bakery products (expired 2019-05-29)
CPC Codes:234 Bakery products
Date of publication: 2012-04-17
Registration number: 2012:06
Date of expiration: 2019-05-29
Version: 2.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Grain mill products, starches and starch products; other food products
Related PCR: Grain mill products
Other contributors:

Previous versions: IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: Life Cycle Engineering, Barilla, AIDEPI
Appointed PCR moderator: Paola Borla  Life Cycle Engineering

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