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EPA recommends TÜV Rheinland Green Product Mark for US Federal Procurement Projects

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Feb 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The United States’ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that the TÜV Rheinland Green Product Mark,  a full member of Global Ecolabelling Network qualified through GENICES (Global Ecolabelling Network Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System) peer assessment process, is a recommended ecolabel for use in US federal procurement projects. The development is the result of the Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program (EPP) pilot program to assess standards and ecolabels, which the EPA launched after the release of Presidential Executive Order EO 13693 in March 2015.

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Topics: test mark

TÜV Rheinland’s Green Product Mark secures GENICES Certification

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Jan 19, 2017 4:19:04 PM

TÜV Rheinland has pushed out the frontier of sustainability by winning GENICES (Global Ecolabelling Network Internationally Coordinated Ecolabelling System) certification for its flagship Green Product Mark . The announcement is a major step in TÜV Rheinland’s plan to extend the reach and scope of environmental labelling services in virtually every country and on almost every continent.

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Topics: ecology, test mark

Why Manufacturers Lie About CE Marking

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Apr 12, 2016 10:05:04 AM

“CE Marking” is required by law for products sold in European Union countries, but not accepted by OSHA and Inspectors in the US and Canada. The most obvious way to recognize a CE marked electrical product is to see the symbol on or near the nameplate. This symbol is not subject to copyright, and can be used by anyone.

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Topics: CE mark, field evaluation services, test mark