PD CEN/TS 16524:2013 - Mechanical products. Methodology for reduction of environmental impacts in product design and development

PD CEN/TS 16524:2013

Mechanical products. Methodology for reduction of environmental impacts in product design and development

Status : Work in hand, Current   Published : September 2013



This Technical Specification describes a methodology for reducing the overall environmental impact through product design and development that is tailored to mechanical products as defined in 2.1. This methodology is particularly well suited to the redesign of an existing product; it can also be applied for the design of a new product provided the necessary assumptions regarding a (virtual) reference product are taken. It addresses enterprises which have decided to integrate an eco-design approach to optimise environmental impacts within the product life cycle, in relation to the other product aspects, such as functionality, quality, costs, etc. NOTE 1 This document targets persons who are directly involved in the design and development of mechanical products, as well as managers responsible for defining corporate policies, and decision-makers. The proposed methodology is intended to kick-start eco-design initiatives within companies as part of a teaching and continuous improvement approach. This document also includes a template that enterprises may use as part of the communication on their environmental approach. This document is neither intended nor suitable to compare products (even similar) of other suppliers. This document is neither intended nor suitable for certification purposes. NOTE 2 An example of implementation of the methodology is given in Annex D; the basic principles for the establishment of this method are given in Annex E.

Standard NumberPD CEN/TS 16524:2013
TitleMechanical products. Methodology for reduction of environmental impacts in product design and development
StatusWork in hand, Current
Publication Date30 September 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 14021, ISO 14025, Directive 2012/19/EU, ISO 14044, EN ISO 14020, EN ISO 14025, EN ISO 14044, ISO 14006, Decision 94/3/EC, EN ISO 14001, ISO 14020, ISO 14001, Regulation EC/1907/2006, ISO 14046, ISO 14040, Directive 94/62/EC, Directive 2000/53/EC, Directive 2004/12/EC, Directive 2000/21/EC, Directive 67/548/EEC, Directive 2009/125/EC, Directive 1999/13/EC, Directive 93/105/EC, ISO 22628, EN ISO 14006, Directive 2011/65/EU, ISO/TS 14067, EN ISO 14040, ISO/TR 14062, EN 13430, Directive 1999/45/EC, Directive 76/769/EEC, NF E 01-005, Directive 75/442/EEC, Directive 91/155/EEC, Directive 93/67/EEC, ISO 14021
International RelationshipsCEN/TS 16524:2013
DescriptorsProducts, Mechanics, Sustainable development, Mechanical measurement, Research methods, Physical planning, Environmental management, Economic development, Environment (working), Hazards, Production, Reduction methods
Title in FrenchProduits mécaniques. Méthodologie de réduction des impacts environnementaux à la conception et au développement des produits
Title in GermanMechanische Produkte. Methodik zur Verminderung der Umweltauswirkungen bei Produktgestaltung und Entwicklung
ISBN978 0 580 81354 2
File Size2.813 MB

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