Environmentally hazardous substances

It is important to avoid spreading of environmentally hazardous substances in the environment. This requirement limits the environmentally hazardous substances in the product.

Criterion ID


Criterion level


Criterion type

Technical specification

Criterion text

Ingredient substances1 shall not be classified with the following hazard class and hazard statements in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP regulation), neither in EU-harmonised classification (in accordance with appendix VI in the CLP regulation) nor in self-classification.

1272/2008 on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Regulation).

Classification in accordance with the CLP regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008

Hazard classification

Hazard statement

Hazardous to aquatic life - long lasting effects (category 1-2)

H410, H411


Enzymes (including stabilizers and preservatives in the enzyme raw material) if they are in liquid form or as encapsulated granules. 

1Counted as ingredient substances are all substances in the product at levels greater than 0.01 weight%. Counted as ingredient substances are intentionally added substances and impurities from the raw materials in the product. Reaction products, by-products and degradation products are counted as impurities.

Note that the perfume mixture in this requirement is considered as an ingredient substance.