Die Nichtlebensmittellabels

The non-food sector is divided in several sub-sectors (cosmetics, detergents, textile …) with each their character and specificities.

Most importantly they have to comply with the EU regulation valid for their domain. However, these norms do not guarantee that the final product is respectful towards the environment or human health. Irrespective of any domain, the efforts on environmental and health issues have substantially broadened. There are standards for non-food products which promote the offering of innovating, qualitative products that generate a globally lower environmental impact.

Nevertheless, between these standards there are nuances on a technical level (extraction- and production processes, aquatic toxicity, components such as preservatives etc.).

In the shops the following categories and respective labels can be recognised: