Packaging and packaging waste
European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste
Directive 2005/20/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2005 amending Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste (OJ L 70 of 16 March 2005)
Guide for application:
|Guidance on CE marking for professionals|
European Commission contact point:
Directorate-General for the Environment
For information about the content and availability of European standards, please contact the European Standardisation Organisations.
Publications in the Official Journal:
Commission communication on packaging and packaging waste OJ C 44 of 2005-02-19
This list replaces all the previous lists published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Summary list of titles and references of harmonised standards under Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste
The information contained in the summary list is a compilation of the references of standards which have been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Although the lists are updated regularly, they may not be complete and they do not have any legal validity; only publication in the Official Journal produces legal affect.
Reference and title of the harmonised standard
Reference of the superseded standard
Date of cessation of presumption of conformity of superseded standard
Packaging - Requirements for the use of European Standards in the field of packaging and packaging waste
Packaging - Requirements specific to manufacturing and composition - Prevention by source reduction
Packaging - Reuse
Packaging - Requirements for packaging recoverable by material recycling
Packaging - Requirements for packaging recoverable in the form of energy recovery, including specification of minimum inferior calorific value
Packaging - Requirements for packaging recoverable through composting and biodegradation - Test scheme and evaluation criteria for the final acceptance of packaging