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European Commission Labelling Guidelines

At Label Craft Ireland we have customer across several markets including both the UK and EU and whilst a large focus is on changes in labelling due to Brexit, there is also attention to EU guidelines for labelling which we are listing below. This information is directly from the European Commission website and could be subject to change.

If you are considering manufacturing and need to discuss labels or carton production, please contact our friendly customer service team at 

EU quality standards

CE marking– EU rules on CE markings, how to get a CE marking, rules and standards for importers and distributers.

CE mark in Europe – Information on CE marking in EU countries, how to reproduce the CE mark.

Ecolabel – News, updates and analysis of the EU’s Ecolabel initiative, find products covered by the Ecolabel.

EU Ecolabel– Products covered by the EU’s Ecolabel initiative, criteria for establishing an Ecolabel, how to apply for an Ecolabel, application and annual fee rates.

Energy labels

Energy efficient products – Requirements for energy efficient products, EU energy labelling and eco design rules, the EU’s energy star programme.

Energy labels – How products are labelled according to energy consumption, EU regulations on energy labelling, what products require energy labels, how to provide technical documentation, rules for distance selling.

Fish and Food labelling

Labels for fish products – EU guides for food information and consumer labels, the Ecolabel for fish products, EU legislation for fisheries products.

Food labelling rules – EU rules of food labelling and consumer information, health claims, natural products and supplements, regulations for specific food groups.

EMAS certification – About the EU’s eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS), EMAS requirements and benefits, EMAS for small businesses, national authorities issuing EMAS certificates.

EMAS eco-management and auditing scheme – EMAs eco-management and auditing scheme
Quality labels for agricultural products and foodstuffs
Labelling for chemicals

Quality labels for agricultural products and foodstuffs – About EU logos for agricultural products, databases of products registered with EU quality labels, rules and initiatives on protecting agricultural products in the EU.

EU organic logo – About the EU organic logo, producing organic, rules, controls, international trade.

Chemical labelling

Labelling for chemicals– How to comply with the EU’s classification, labelling and packaging regulation, how to classify chemicals, submitting a substance to the classification and labelling inventory.

Label Craft Ireland continue to be working hard to provide an overview of labelling updates to help you assess what changes your company may need to make. If you need further advice or would like to discuss manufacturing of cartons or labels please contact 



Thank you sincerely to all our customers for your support during these restricted times, we are so appreciative of your business and are here to support you in getting your product labels and cartons manufactured and delivered it the same high standard we have had in practice over the last 35 years in business. 

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