BS EN 13429:2004

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BS EN 13429:2004

Packaging. Reuse

Status : Current, Under review   Published : August 2004



BS EN 13429:2004 provides a framework within which this and four other standards (BS EN 13427, BS EN 13430, BS EN 13431, and BS EN 13432) may be used together to support a claim that packaging is in compliance with the essential requirements for it to be placed on the market as required by the Directive.

The purpose of packaging is the containment, protection, handling, delivery and presentation of products. Reuse of used packaging is one of several recovery options within the overall life cycle of packaging.

In order to save resources and minimize waste, the whole system in which the packaging takes part should be optimized. This includes prevention as well as reuse and recovery of packaging waste.

BS EN 13429:2004 presents a framework for assessment to determine whether the requirements of this standard have been met. Its approach is similar to that of systems standards such as the BS EN ISO 9000 and BS EN ISO 14000 series.

This European Standard specifies the requirements for a packaging to be classified as reusable and sets out procedures for assessment of conformity with those requirements including the associated systems.

BS EN 13429:2004  replaces BS EN 13429:2000.

ISBN 0 580 44193 8

Standard NumberBS EN 13429:2004
TitlePackaging. Reuse
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date06 August 2004
Confirm Date01 June 2009
Cross ReferencesEN 13193, EN 13427, EN 13430, EN 13431, EN 13432, EN 13428, EN 13437, 94/62/EC
ReplacesBS EN 13429:2000
International RelationshipsEN 13429:2004
Draft Superseded By03/101362 DC
DescriptorsPackages, Conformity, Packaging, Re-usable, Approval testing, Reconditioning, Recycling, Packaging materials
Title in FrenchEmballage. Reutilisation
Title in GermanVerpackung. Wiederverwendung
ISBN0 580 44193 8
File Size391 KB

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