Packaging - Requirements for measuring and verifying the four heavy metals and other dangerous substances present in packaging, and their release into the environment - Part 2: Requirements for measuring and verifying dangerous substances present in packaging, and their release into the environment

This document specifies the methodology and procedure for determining the presence and minimization of other dangerous substances in relation with Annex II Para 1 Indent 3 of Directive 94/62/EC. This document is intended to be of practical use, and to enable efficient application of Directive 94/62/EC, even for small and medium-sized companies in the packaging industry, providing them with a methodology for assessing compliance with the Directive.
This document cannot by itself provide presumption of conformity. The procedure for applying this document is contained in EN 13427.

Verpackung - Anforderungen zur Messung und Feststellung der vier Schwermetalle und anderen gefährlichen Substanzen in Verpackungen und deren Freisetzung in die Umwelt - Teil 2: Anforderungen zur Messung und Feststellung von gefährlichen Substanzen in Verpackungen und deren Freisetzung in die Umwelt

Dieses Dokument legt die Verfahrensweise und das Verfahren zur Bestimmung des Vorhandenseins anderer gefährlicher Substanzen und zu deren Minimierung in Zusammenhang mit Anhang II, Absatz 1, Einrückung 3 der Richtlinie 94/62/EG fest. Dieses Dokument ist für den praktischen Gebrauch vorgesehen und soll auch kleinen und mittelständischen Firmen in der Verpackungsindustrie eine wirksame Anwendung der Richtlinie 94/62/EG ermöglichen, indem ihnen ein Verfahren für die Bewertung der Übereinstimmung mit der Richtlinie zur Verfügung gestellt wird.
Dieses Dokument kann nicht eigenständig zur Festlegung der Konformitätsvermutung genutzt werden. Das Vorgehen bei der Anwendung dieses Dokumentes ist in EN 13427 enthalten.

Emballage - Exigences pour la mesure et la vérification des quatre métaux lourds et autres substances dangereuses présents dans l'emballage, et leur cession dans l'environnement - Partie 2 : Exigences pour la mesure et la vérification des substances dangereuses présentes dans les emballages, et leur cession dans l'environnement

Embalaža - Zahteve za merjenje in overjanje štirih težkih kovin in drugih nevarnih snovi v embalaži ter njihovo sproščanje v okolje - 2. del: Zahteve za merjenje in overjanje nevarnih snovi v embalaži ter njihovo sproščanje v okolje

Ta dokument določa metodologijo in postopek za ugotavljanje prisotnosti drugih nevarnih snovi in njihovo zmanjšanje v zvezi z dodatkom II, 3 alinejo 1. odstavka, direktive 94/62/ES. Ta dokument je predviden za praktično uporabo in učinkovito uporabo direktive 94/62/ES, tudi za mala in srednje velika podjetja v embalažni industriji, tako da jim zagotavlja metodologijo za ocenjevanje skladnosti s to direktivo.
Ta dokument sam ne more zagotoviti domneve o skladnosti. Postopek za uporabo tega dokumenta je naveden v standardu EN 13427.

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Packaging - Requirements for measuring and verifying the four heavy metals and other

dangerous substances present in packaging, and their release into the environment -

Part 2: Requirements for measuring and verifying dangerous substances present in
packaging, and their release into the environment

Verpackung - Anforderungen zur Messung und Feststellung der vier Schwermetalle und

anderen gefährlichen Substanzen in Verpackungen und deren Freisetzung in die Umwelt

- Teil 2: Anforderungen zur Messung und Feststellung von gefährlichen Substanzen in

Verpackungen und deren Freisetzung in die Umwelt

Emballage - Exigences pour la mesure et la vérification des quatre métaux lourds et

autres substances dangereuses présents dans l'emballage, et leur cession dans

l'environnement - Partie 2 : Exigences pour la mesure et la vérification des substances

dangereuses présentes dans les emballages, et leur cession dans l'environnemen
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: CEN/TR 13695-2:2019
ICS:
13.020.30 Ocenjevanje vpliva na okolje Environmental impact
assessment
55.020 Pakiranje in distribucija blaga Packaging and distribution of
na splošno goods in general
SIST-TP CEN/TR 13695-2:2019 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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CEN/TR 13695-2
TECHNICAL REPORT
RAPPORT TECHNIQUE
February 2019
TECHNISCHER BERICHT
ICS 13.020.30; 55.020 Supersedes CEN/TR 13695-2:2004
English Version
Packaging - Requirements for measuring and verifying the
four heavy metals and other dangerous substances present
in packaging, and their release into the environment - Part
2: Requirements for measuring and verifying dangerous
substances present in packaging, and their release into the
environment

Emballage - Exigences pour la mesure et la vérification Verpackung - Anforderungen zur Messung und

des quatre métaux lourds et autres substances Feststellung der vier Schwermetalle und anderen

dangereuses présents dans l'emballage, et leur cession gefährlichen Substanzen in Verpackungen und deren

dans l'environnement - Partie 2 : Exigences pour la Freisetzung in die Umwelt - Teil 2: Anforderungen zur

mesure et la vérification des substances dangereuses Messung und Feststellung von gefährlichen Substanzen

présentes dans les emballages, et leur cession dans in Verpackungen und deren Freisetzung in die Umwelt

l'environnement

This Technical Report was approved by CEN on 23 December 2018. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee CEN/TC

261.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,

Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,

Turkey and United Kingdom.
EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDIZATION
COMITÉ EUROPÉEN DE NORMALISATION
EUROPÄISCHES KOMITEE FÜR NORMUNG
CEN-CENELEC Management Centre: Rue de la Science 23, B-1040 Brussels

© 2019 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. CEN/TR 13695-2:2019 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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Contents Page

European foreword ...................................................................................................................................................... 3

Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................... 4

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 6

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 6

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 6

4 The packaging and packaging waste Directive 94/62/EC requirements ................................... 7

5 Subsequent Directives to be taken in account ..................................................................................... 8

5.1 The Incineration Directives ........................................................................................................................ 8

5.2 The Directive on the landfill of waste ...................................................................................................... 8

6 Summary of the present situation in industry ..................................................................................... 8

7 Identification and minimization of dangerous substances in packaging ................................... 9

7.1 General principle ............................................................................................................................................ 9

7.2 Identification .................................................................................................................................................... 9

7.2.1 The ‘Upstream Approach’ as the basic principle ................................................................................. 9

7.2.2 The Identification procedure ..................................................................................................................... 9

7.2.3 The use of Safety Data Sheets for determination of presence of dangerous substances and

preparations ................................................................................................................................................... 10

7.3 Release to the environment ...................................................................................................................... 11

7.4 Minimization .................................................................................................................................................. 11

8 Basis for a proposed new standard for presuming compliance with Annex II, paragraph 1,

indent 3 of Directive 94/62/EC ................................................................................................................ 11

8.1 The principle .................................................................................................................................................. 11

8.2 Determination of substances to be considered for minimization ............................................... 11

8.3 Conformity with the minimization requirement............................................................................... 12

9 Conclusions ..................................................................................................................................................... 12

Annex A (informative) Decision Tree — Minimization of dangerous substances or preparations and

demonstration of conformity ................................................................................................................... 13

Annex B (informative) Information on current regulation .......................................................................... 14

Bibliography ................................................................................................................................................................. 17

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European foreword

This document (CEN/TR 13695-2:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 261

“Packaging”, the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document supersedes CEN/TR 13695-2:2004.

This document has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the

European Free Trade Association.
For information on current regulation, see informative Annex B.

This document forms one of a series of standards and reports prepared under Mandate M/200 rev.3 and

the Second Standardization Mandate M/317 given to CEN by the European Commission and the

European Free Trade Association to support the European Parliament and Council Directive on Packaging

and Packaging Waste [94/62/EC]. The procedure for applying this document in conjunction with the

other mandated standards and reports is specified in EN 13427.
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Introduction

The European Commission gave a mandate to CEN for promoting the preparation of European Standards

and CEN Technical Reports in order to support the application of Directive 94/62/EC of

20 December 1994, on Packaging and Packaging Waste, in particular to elaborate a CEN Technical Report

‘Requirements for measuring and verifying heavy metals and other dangerous substances present in

packaging, and their release into the environment’.

NOTE Directive 94/62/EC is amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 2004/12/EC

of 11 February 2004.

Part 1 of the CEN Report ‘Requirements for measuring and verifying the four heavy metals present in

packaging, and their release into the environment’ has been previously released (CR 13695-1) due to the

priority given in Article 11(1) of the Directive to the four heavy metals explicitly mentioned: Lead,

Cadmium, Mercury and Chromium VI.

This document is Part 2 to the CEN/TR / CR 13695 series related to other dangerous substances. It refers

to the end-of-life treatment of packaging by incineration or landfilling.

The task of the working group WG 8 ‘Heavy metals and other dangerous substances’ had been attributed

by a resolution of CEN/TC 261/SC 4.
The following elements were considered for the development of this work:
— the existing European or national regulations (Directives);
— the CEN standardization on waste (CEN/TC 292);
— the OECD environment monograph series.

A detailed information on the regulatory context is given in Annex B; however this work is expected to

be compatible with any further evolution of the related regulation, as it is independent of any specific

case.

With regard to the number and diversity of substances, which may be considered as dangerous to the

environment, there are no currently available general standardized methods for the systematic

measurements of their presence in emissions, ash or leachate, when packaging or residues from

management operations or packaging waste are incinerated or landfilled. The task of elaborating specific

standardized methods for each substance and applicable in each practical case would be extremely

complex and time consuming. This is the reason why a methodology to estimate or calculate these

substances based on the use of Safety Data Sheets (according to Directive 91/155/EEC) has been

developed.

A simple and efficient assessment method suitable for small and medium-sized suppliers of packaging is

proposed, based preferentially on an upstream approach (CR 13695-1:2000, 8.1).

Guidelines are provided to identify and minimize dangerous substances and a methodology is proposed

to assess the compliance with the requirements of the Directive.

Since the publication of the previous edition of this document in 2004 a new chemicals regulation has

been introduced within the community (REACH, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 concerning the

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals). Also, an adaptation to the Global

Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals has been made (CLP,

Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures)

repealing Directive 67/548/EEC (Dangerous Substances) and Directive 1999/45/EC (Dangerous

Preparations). The REACH and CLP legislations now in force use different terminology and description of

hazard statements compared to what is used in this document and in the connected standard EN 13428.

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Due to the lack of mandate for a complete and joint update of the two documents reflecting the changed

legislation, instead this document has been amended with minimum necessary explanatory text to be

able to follow the assessment method. The amended document provides a “translation key” allowing for

continued understanding and use of both CEN/TR 13695-2 and EN 13428.

Key differences relevant for the understanding and use of this document and EN 13428 are summarized

in the table below. Throughout the report text ‘Notes’ are used to highlight differences in terminology,

hazard descriptions and labelling criteria in the legislation now in force compared to what is used in

CEN/TR 13695-2 and EN 13428.

Table 1 — Key differences in chemicals legislation, terminology and description of labelling

criteria relevant for CEN/TR 13695-2 and EN 13428
CEN/TR 13695-2:2004 and EN 13428:2004 CEN/TR 13695-2:2018
Repealed Directives: Replaced by:
Directive 67/548/EEC (Dangerous Substances) REACH, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006
and Directive 1999/45/EC (Dangerous concerning the Registration, Evaluation,
Preparations) Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) and
CLP, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on
Classification, Labelling and Packaging of
Substances and Mixtures
Term ‘Dangerous’ Replaced by term ‘Hazardous’
Term ‘Preparation’ Replaced by term ‘Mixture’
Criteria for identification of ‘noxious and other Recommended interpretation:
hazardous substances’:
‘Meet the criteria of labelling with the
Any substances classified as dangerous to the environmental hazard pictogram’
environment and assigned with the symbol N and
corresponding indication of danger’

Classification criteria for labelling with the dangerous to the Environment pictogram.

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1 Scope

This document specifies the methodology and procedure for determining the presence and minimization

of other dangerous substances in relation with Annex II Para 1 Indent 3 of Directive 94/62/EC. This

document is intended to be of practical use, and to enable efficient application of Directive 94/62/EC,

even for small and medium-sized companies in the packaging industry, providing them with a

methodology for assessing compliance with the Directive.

This document cannot by itself provide presumption of conformity. The procedure for applying this

document is contained in EN 13427.
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

EN 13193:2000, Packaging – Packaging and the environment – Terminology

EN 13428, Packaging – Requirements specific to manufacturing and composition – Prevention by source

reduction

CR 13695-1:2000, Packaging – Requirements for measuring and verifying the four heavy metals and other

dangerous substances present in packaging and their release into the environment – Part 1: Requirements

for measuring and verifying the four heavy metals present in packaging
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in EN 13193:2000 and the following

apply.
NOTE See the definitions in Article 3 of Directive 94/62/EC.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following addresses:

• IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/
• ISO Online browsing platform: available at http://www.iso.org/obp
3.1
substances

chemical elements and their compounds in the natural state or obtained by any production process,

including any additive necessary to preserve the stability of the product, and any impurity deriving from

the production process used, but excluding any solvent which may be separated without affecting the

stability of the substance or changing its composition

Note 1 to entry: A substance may be chemically very well defined (e.g. acetone) or a complex mixture of

constituents of variable composition (e.g. aromatic distillates). For certain complex substances, some individual

constituents have been identified.

[SOURCE: Directive 67/548/EEC as amended by 2001/59/EC Annex VI, paragraph 1.7.1]

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3.2
preparations
mixtures or solutions composed of two or more substances
[SOURCE: Directive 67/548/EEC]

Note 1 to entry: Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP) replacing

Directive 67/548/EEC use the term mixtures.
3.3
safety data sheet

documentation provided by any person established within the community who is responsible for placing

a dangerous substance or preparation on the market, whether the manufacturer, importer or distributor

Note 1 to entry: The Directive requires that documentation to be provided to any recipient who is an industrial

user of the substance or preparation and to contain the information required of the dangerous substance or

preparation.

[SOURCE: Article 1(1) of Directive 91/155/EEC as amended by Directive 2001/58/EC]

3.4
packaging component

part of packaging that can be separated by hand or by using simple physical means

[SOURCE: EN 13193:2000, 3.1.1]
3.5
packaging constituent

part from which packaging or its components are made and which cannot be separated by hand or by

using simple physical means
[SOURCE: EN 13193:2000, 3.1.2]
4 The packaging and packaging waste Directive 94/62/EC requirements

4.1 The Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC explains in the 21 recital of the preamble

that:

“the presence of noxious metals and other substances in packaging should be limited in view of their

environmental impact (in particular in the light of their likely presence in emissions or ash when

packaging is incinerated or in leachate when packaging is landfilled)”.

4.2 Article 1 of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive 94/62/EC requires the responsible body

to:

“prevent any impact on the environment (…) or to reduce such impact, thus providing a high level of

environmental protection”.
4.3 Article 10 refers to Standardization:

“in particular relating to (…), the methods for measuring and verifying the presence of heavy metals and

other dangerous substances in the packaging and their release into the environment from packaging and

packaging waste”.
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4.4 Annex II, paragraph 1, requires that:

“packaging shall be designed, produced and commercialized in such a way as to permit its reuse or

recovery, including recycling, and to minimize its impact on the environment when packaging waste or

residues from packaging management operations are disposed of”.
4.5 In addition Annex II, paragraph 1, requires that:

“packaging shall be so manufactured, that the presence of noxious and other hazardous substances and

materials as constituents of the packaging material or of any of the packaging components is minimized

with regard to their presence in emissions, ash or leachate when packaging or residues from management

operations or packaging waste are incinerated or landfilled”.
5 Subsequent Directives to be taken in account
5.1 The Incineration Directives

Directives 94/67/EC and 2000/76/EC on the incineration of waste are regulating the Municipal Solid

Waste (MSW) incinerators which are equipped to meet the technical and environmental requirements

for emissions. The residues from incineration are also subject to regulations.
5.2 The Directive on the landfill of waste

More generally, Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste was adopted on 26 April 1999

(OJ of 16/07/1999), focused on a high level of environmental protection. New requirements have been

introduced for the reduction of the landfilling of biodegradable waste. This Directive states also that:

— hazardous waste that fulfils defined criteria can only be assigned to landfill for hazardous waste;

— landfill for non-hazardous waste may be used for the disposal of municipal and non-hazardous waste;

— non-hazardous waste is defined as not being covered by the definition given in Article 1 (4) of Council

Directive 91/689/EEC of 12 December 1991 on hazardous waste. They should not appear on the list

annexed to the Commission Decision 2000/532/EC of 3 May 2000 amended by Commission

Decision 2001/118/EC of 16 January 2001, or if so not have one or more of the properties listed in

Annex III to Directive 91/689/EEC.
6 Summary of the present situation in industry

6.1 The working group has not been able to identify current examples where packaging materials or

components of packaging produced in the EU present a risk to the environment due to the presence of

dangerous substances in use or after use.

One reason is that substances that are dangerous to the environment might be dangerous in other

respects as well, e.g. for the health and safety of consumers. In Article 2 of Directive 94/62/EC, the

importance of safety, the protection of health and the hygiene of the packed products is emphasized. A

possible consequence of this may be that considerations related to health and safety have already had the

effect of minimizing or even eliminating the use of this kind of substances in packaging.

6.2 With regard to the number and diversity of substances that may be considered as dangerous to the

environment, simplified lists of such substances by relating to specific industrial sectors could be useful.

Such lists would facilitate the identification of the substances dangerous to the environment, relevant for

a given packaging supplier, especially for small and medium-sized companies.

As a first step an enquiry was carried out in order to obtain detailed information on:

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— which substances dangerous for the environment may be present in packaging or packaging

components;
— their usual concentration or range of concentrations;
— their functional use in case of intentional introduction.

Feedback received from industry indicated that in practice the use of Safety Data Sheets instead of using

simplified lists could be more helpful especially for small and medium-sized companies to identify

noxious or dangerous substances present in packaging.
7 Identification and minimization of dangerous substances in packaging
7.1 General principle

The individual or organization responsible for placing a specific packaging on the market shall be able to

demonstrate that only the minimum adequate amount of any dangerous substance or preparation has

been used in the packaging or packaging component, with regard to its presence in emissions, ash or

leachate from landfills.
7.2 Identification
7.2.1 The ‘Upstream Approach’ as the basic principle

A simple and efficient assessment method for the identification of dangerous substances in packaging

and packaging materials, especially suitable for small and medium-sized suppliers of packaging, is

needed. This document proposes the ‘upstream approach’ as elaborated in CR 13695-1:2000, 8.1 for this

purpose.

The upstream verification in the sense of EN ISO 9000 should be traceable by means of information from

the suppliers of raw materials or constituents. This document proposes – as a result of the above

mentioned enquiry (see Clause 6) – the consultation of the relevant Safety Data Sheets which provide

enough information to assess compliance with Directive 94/62/EC.
7.2.2 The Identification procedure

7.2.2.1 For the purpose of the assessment procedure, ‘dangerous substances’ or ‘noxious and other

hazardous substances’ are defined as:

— any substances classified as dangerous to the environment according to Directive 67/548/EEC

(Dangerous Substances Directive) and its amendments and classified with the symbol N and the

corresponding indication of danger (with the exception of lead, cadmium, mercury and

chromium (VI) and their compounds already considered in CR 13695-1).

NOTE 1 This is a general list of substances dangerous to the environment and cannot be taken as specifically

relating to substances used in packaging.

NOTE 2 N-classification as an indication for danger and criteria for labelling with Dangerous for the Environment

pictogram does not exist in Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP)

replacing 67/548/EEC.
Recommended interpretation:

— any substances classified as hazardous to the environment and meeting the criteria of labelling with

the environmental hazard pictogram according to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and

Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP), (with the exception of lead, cadmium, mercury

and chromium (VI) and their compounds already considered in CR 13695-1).
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7.2.2.2 For the purpose of identification the packaging manufacturer should consult the relevant

Safety Data Sheets which he receives from his supplier. The Safety Data Sheets provide necessary

information on dangerous substances or preparations and enable the packaging manufacturer to verify

the presence of dangerous substances or preparations in his packaging (see 7.2.3.3).

7.2.3 The use of Safety Data Sheets for determination of presence of dangerous substances and

preparations

7.2.3.1 A Safety Data Sheet is documentation provided by any person established within the

Community who is responsible for placing a dangerous substance or preparation on the market, whether

the manufacturer, importer or distributor. The safety data sheet information is principally intended for

use by professional users and shall enable them to take the necessary measures as regards the protection

of health, safety and the environment at the place of work. The safety data sheet may be supplied on paper

or electronically.

7.2.3.2 The safety data sheet contains 16 obligatory headings. Information on the composition of a

preparation of dangerous substances is given in heading 2. Heading 12 (ecotoxicology) requires the

description of the most important characteristic likely to have an effect on the environment due to the

nature of the substance or preparation and likely methods of use. Information of the same kind shall be

supplied for dangerous products arising from the degradation of substances or preparations.

NOTE Information on composition is given in heading 3 following Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and

Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP).

7.2.3.3 For the purpose of identification and verifying the presence of substances or preparations

dangerous to the environment (assigned with the symbol “N”) the packaging manufacturer should

receive from his supplier of dangerous substances or preparations a Safety Data Sheet according

to Directive 91/155/EEC and its amendments (the present last amendment is Directive 2001/58/EC).

The heading 2 “composition/information on ingredients” should indicate the concentration or

concentration range of substances presenting an environmental hazard within the meaning of

Directive 67/548/EEC if they are present in concentrations equal to or greater than those laid down in

the table set out in Article 3(3) of Directive 1999/45/EC (unless lower limits are given in Annex I to

Directive 67/548/EEC or in Annexes II, III or V to Directive 1999/45/EC)”.

NOTE 1 N-classification as an indication for danger and criteria for labelling with Dangerous for the Environment

pictogram does not exist in Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP)

replacing Directive 67/548/EEC.
Recommended interpretation:

— any substances classified as hazardous to the environment and meeting the criteria of labelling with

the environmental hazard pictogram according to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and

Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP), (with the exception of lead, cadmium, mercury

and chromium (VI) and their compounds already considered in CR 13695-1).

NOTE 2 Information on composition is given in heading 3 following Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and

Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (REACH and CLP).

The packaging manufacturers can calculate and so measure the presence of dangerous substances in his

packaging on the basis of information associated with the packaging formulation and manufacturing

process.
NOTE 3 More detailed information on t
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