Cleaning Products


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

      • Floor- and All-purpose cleaners
      • Kitchen, glass, mirrors and blank surfaces
      • Outdoor and special cleaning products
      • Sanitary cleaners

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

    Nordic fee

    Fees valid from 1st January 2019

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee* EUR 3,000 + VAT, however not less than EUR 750 + VAT per formulation/recipe 
    Renewal fee* EUR 1,500 + VAT, however not less than EUR 375 + VAT per formulation/recipe
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** EUR 500 + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** EUR 2,500 + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence



    < 4 hours: EUR 375 + VAT

    < 8 hours: EUR 750 + VAT

    ≥ 8 hours: EUR 1,500 + VAT



    If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than EUR 750 + VAT per formulations/recipe.

    Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0,3% of turnover + VAT per year for EUR 0-50 mio. 



    0,05% of turnover + VAT per year for EUR >50 mio.
    Minimum fee for Nordic region EUR 2,000 + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region No maximum fee

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region          

    (Only if revenue > EUR 300,000 per year)

    EUR 2,000 + VAT per year

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. 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.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1,000€ per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

    *** 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.

    Published 30 August 2018, valid from 1 January 2019

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

    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions


    Nordic fee

    Fees valid until 31st December 2018

    Type of fee Amount
    Application fee* EUR 3,000 + VAT, however not less than EUR 750 + VAT per formulation/recipe 
    Renewal fee* EUR 1,500 + VAT, however not less than EUR 375 + VAT per formulation/recipe
    More than one inspection visit within the Nordic region** EUR 500 + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits in Europe** EUR 1,500 + VAT per visit
    Inspection visits outside Europe** EUR 2,500 + VAT per visit
    Extension of existing licence*** Extension of existing or changes in licence



    < 4 hours: EUR 375 + VAT

    < 8 hours: EUR 750 + VAT

    ≥ 8 hours: EUR 1,500 + VAT



    If the extension includes new formulations/recipes, prices are the same as those applicable to amendments to an existing licence, however not less than EUR 750 + VAT per formulations/recipe.

    Annual licence fee for Nordic region 0,3% of turnover + VAT per year
    Minimum fee for Nordic region EUR 2,000 + VAT per year
    Maximum fee for Nordic region EUR 100,000 + VAT per year

    Fees for sale outside the Nordic region          

    (Only if revenue > EUR 300,000 per year)

    EUR 2,000 + VAT per year

    * When both the applicant and the manufacturer are micro-enterprises, the fee is reduced by 50%. 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.

    ** Where audits requires more than one day away from the office including travelling, Nordic Ecolabelling can invoice an additional fee of 1,000€ per extra day. Other extraordinary costs induced by the audit can also be invoiced the applicant.

    *** 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.

    Published 26 September 2017, valid until 31st December 2018

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

    All information given on this site is subject to a disclaimer for errors and omissions