The EU has delayed the introduction of new environmental criteria for awarding its flower eco-label to five product groups. As a result existing criteria for light-bulbs, dishwasher detergents, washing-up liquid, all-purpose cleaners and lubricants have been extended by up to two years.
The existing criteria were due to expire within the coming months. The extensions were confirmed in a European commission decision published in the EU’s official journal last week. In January the EU approved similar extensions for six other product groups (EED 22/01/08).
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