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The new ecological label standard of EU household paper has been implemented

the ecological label of household paper must meet the relevant standards. In July, 2009, the European Union official gazette (ojeu) published the latest eco label requirements for household paper, namely 2009/568/ec resolution

before January 4, 2010, the application for ecological labels of household paper can be implemented in accordance with the standards set by the original 2001/405/ec resolution or the new 2009/568/ec resolution. However, after that, all products applied for must meet the standards established in 2009/568/ec

household paper refers to the paper or paper roll for personal hygiene, absorbing liquids and/or cleaning greasy surfaces, as well as one or more layers of wrinkled paper or embossed paper. The fiber content of products should be at least 90%, and there is still much room for improvement in the medical and health care system of Southeast Asian countries

household paper does not include wet tissue and cleaning products, tissue products laminated with other materials (excluding household paper), etc

5.7 extended tube length (short tube):500mm; The relevant requirements of the new ecological standard include:

1 The materials used should ensure that the damage to the environment and ecology is reduced, and sustainable forest management should be carried out in the use of natural resources. The fiber can be wood fiber, recycled fiber or non wood fiber. New wood fibers should come from sustainably managed forests. Statements, charters or certifications from operators or pulp mills should be displayed to show the adoption of sustainable forest management

2. When using chemicals in the production process, substances harmful to the environment and health should be avoided, for example:

* chlorine should not be used as bleach

* alkyl phenol should not be used and manufacturers are expected to produce more degradable tape polyoxyethylene ether (APEO)

* azo substances should not be used

* ensure that dyes and brighteners do not exude

3. The production process and the use of chemicals must be able to reduce water and air pollution, energy consumption, and reduce the impact of solid waste

4. Consumers should be provided with information on the benefits of environmental labels and the minimum proportion of recycled fiber in products

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