Sanitary products

Nordic fee 

Fees as of 1 January  2017

The criteria document for sanitary products is an overall document for the commodity groups:

  • Baby- and incontinence care
  • Ladycare
  • Others

A separate fee is paid for each commodity group according to this list.

Type of fee Amount
Application fee*

EUR 2,000 + VAT. Used pulps must be inspected.

Renewal fee*

EUR 1,000 + VAT. Used pulps must be inspected.

Inspection visits in Europe and more than one visit within the Nordic region EUR 500 + VAT per visit
Inspection visits in Europe** EUR 500 + VAT per visit
Inspection visits outside Europe**
EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit
Extension of existing licence*** EUR 0/250/500/1,000 + VAT
Annual licence fee for the Nordic region 0.3 % of turnover + VAT per year for EUR 0-30 million.      

0.1 % of turnover + VAT per year for EUR >30 million.
Minimum fee for the Nordic region EUR 1,500 + VAT per year
Maximum fee for the Nordic region No maximum fee

* When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, only half the fee will be payable. A micro-enterprise is in this context defined as an enterprise with less than 10 employees and an annual turnover (of both ecolabelled and not ecolabelled products) below EUR 2 million

** At inspection visits where more than one day away from the office including travelling time, Ecolabelling Denmark can add an extraordinary fee of EUR 1,000 + VAT per extra day. Other extraordinary costs related to the visit may also be imposed upon the applicant.

*** In the case of an extension of, or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced on the basis of the extent of the task. We make a distinction between tasks lasting less than 4 hours, less than 8 hours, and 8 hours or more.

Published 29 September 2016.

Fees valid until 31 December 2016

Type of fee

Amount

Application fee

EUR 2,000 + VAT

Renewal fee

EUR 1,000 + VAT

Inspection visits in Europe and more than one visit within the Nordic region

EUR 500 + VAT per visit

Inspection visits outside Europe

EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit

Extension of existing licence*

EUR 0/250/500/1,000 + VAT

Annual licence fee for Denmark

0.3% of turnover + VAT per year

Minimum fee for Denmark

EUR 1,500 + VAT per year

Maximum fee for Denmark

EUR 33,350 + VAT per year

*As for an extension of or amendments to a licence, time consumed in connection with the review process will be invoiced according to the extent of the required task. We make a distinction between entirely administrative tasks that last less than 1 hour, and all other tasks that last between 1 and 4 hours, between 4 and 8 hours and more than 8 hours.

The recipient is liable for the VAT according to article 56 of the Council Directive 2006/112/EC.

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