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Type 111 EPD Enables Product Comparison

Type III EPD present quantified environmental information on a product’s life cycle to make it possible to compare different products fulfilling the same function.  Such declarations are:

  • Based on independently verified life cycle assessment (LCA) data, life cycle inventory analysis (LCI) data or information modules in accordance with the ISO 14040 series of standards and, where relevant, additional environmental information
  • Developed using predetermined parameters, and
  • Subject to the administration of a programme operator, such as a company or group of companies, industrial sector or trade association, public authorities or agencies, or an independent scientific body or other organisation.