Primary batteries

The product group comprises of portable primary batteries in accordance with the definition given in the European Union’s Battery Directive, 2006/66/EC. 

Nordic Swan Ecolabel focuses on battery operation time and shelf life – to ensure a long lifetime for the battery and thus reducing resource consumption.

Nordic Swan Ecolabelled primary batteries:

  • Have a low content of heavy metals.
  • Does not contain PVC. 
  • Meet a CSR policy to ensure responsible use and sourcing of limited raw materials and conflict-free minerals.
  • Meet stringent requirements for both battery operation time, shelf life, safety and quality.

Below you will find all the necessary documents and background information to apply for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.