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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of Man-made fibres (synthetic) - a sub-set of UN CPC 355 - and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

In case of production chain, this PCR document can be potentially connected to the following PCR documents:

  • PCR Platsics in primary forms (CPC 347)
  • PCR Textile yarn and thread (CPC 263 & 264)
  • PCR Nonwovens for clothing, protective clothing and upholstery (CPC 27922)
  • PCR Plastic waste and scrap recovery (recycling) services (CPC 8942)

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Name: Man-made fibers (synthetic) (expired)
CPC Codes:355 Man-made fibres
Date of publication: 2013-04-22
Registration number: 2013:03
Date of expiration: 2018-04-22
Version: 1.1
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Other chemical products; man made fibers
Related PCR: Plastic waste and scrap recovery (recycling) services
Woven, knitted or crocheted fabrics (of synthetic fibres)
Man-made fibres for textile sector
Textile yarn and thread of natural fibres, man-made filaments or staple fibres
Sub-PCR-B Synthetic carpet yarn (construction product)
Nonwovens for clothing, protective clothing and upholstery
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: RadiciGroup and QUOTA SETTE S.r.l.
Appointed PCR moderator: Paolo Simon Ostan  QUOTA SETTE S.r.l.

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