Product Category Rules for Hand Dryers
2 Goal and Scope
The intended application of this Product Category Rules (PCR) document is to give guidance for carryingout Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for hand dryers and to pinpoint the underlyingrequirements of the LCA pursuant to ISO standards that address appropriate environmental aspects ofthese materials. The user of this PCR will be manufacturers of hand dryers and other interested parties.
This PCR addresses the cradle to end of life environmental impacts of hand dryers and complies with ISO14025, Environmental labeling and declarations - Type III environmental declarations - Principles andprocedures. Additional information as shown under Section 5 is permitted. No life cycle stages areexcluded with the exception of capital such as manufacturing machinery, and personnel impacts.
|EPD type ||Declared Unit or Functional Unit ||Life Cycle Stages and modules ||Reference Service Life (RSL) ||Primary audience|
|Cradle to grave ||Functional unit ||Product stage (including raw material supply and manufacturing), Installation, Use, and End of Life ||Required ||Business to business (B to B) and/or Business to consumer (B to C)|