Who is a producer?

The party who first places a product subject to EPR requirements in a country.

A party can be considered to be a Producer if any of the following criteria applies:

  • The party who manufactures a product subject to EPR requirements in the country, or/and
  • The party who imports a product subject to EPR requirements into the country, or/and
  • The party who sells a product subject to EPR requirements in the country and is not established in that country.

All of the points above depend on the respective country’s regulations. This information is not legally binding.

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