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Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Objectives

  3. Article 2.Scope

  4. Article 3.Definitions

  5. Article 4.Consumption reduction

  6. Article 5.Restrictions on placing on the market

  7. Article 6.Product requirements

  8. Article 7.Marking requirements

  9. Article 8.Extended producer responsibility

  10. Article 9.Separate collection

  11. Article 10.Awareness raising measures

  12. Article 11.Coordination of measures

  13. Article 12.Specifications and guidelines on single-use plastic products

  14. Article 13.Information systems and reporting

  15. Article 14.Penalties

  16. Article 15.Evaluation and review

  17. Article 16.Committee procedure

  18. Article 17.Transposition

  19. Article 18.Entry into force

  20. Article 19.Addressees

  21. Signature

    1. ANNEX

      1. PART A Single-use plastic products covered by Article 4 on consumption reduction

        1. (1) Cups for beverages, including their covers and lids;

        2. (2) Food containers, i.e. receptacles such as boxes, with or without...

      2. PART B Single-use plastic products covered by Article 5 on restrictions on placing on the market

        1. (1) Cotton bud sticks, except if they fall within the scope...

        2. (2) Cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks);

        3. (3) Plates;

        4. (4) Straws, except if they fall within the scope of Directive...

        5. (5) Beverage stirrers;

        6. (6) Sticks to be attached to and to support balloons, except...

        7. (7) Food containers made of expanded polystyrene, i.e. receptacles such as...

        8. (8) Beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene, including their caps and...

        9. (9) Cups for beverages made of expanded polystyrene, including their covers...

      3. PART C Single-use plastic products covered by Article 6(1) to (4) on product requirements

      4. PART D Single-use plastic products covered by Article 7 on marking requirements

        1. (1) Sanitary towels (pads), tampons and tampon applicators;

        2. (2) Wet wipes, i.e. pre-wetted personal care and domestic wipes;

        3. (3) Tobacco products with filters and filters marketed for use in...

        4. (4) Cups for beverages.

      5. PART E

        1. I. Single-use plastic products covered by Article 8(2) on extended producer...

          1. (1) Food containers, i.e. receptacles such as boxes, with or without...

          2. (2) Packets and wrappers made from flexible material containing food that...

          3. (3) Beverage containers with a capacity of up to three litres,...

          4. (4) Cups for beverages, including their covers and lids;

          5. (5) Lightweight plastic carrier bags as defined in point 1c of...

        2. II. Single-use plastic products covered by Article 8(3) on extended producer...

          1. (1) Wet wipes, i.e. pre-wetted personal care and domestic wipes;

          2. (2) Balloons, except balloons for industrial or other professional uses and...

        3. III. Other single-use plastic products covered by Article 8(3) on extended...

      6. PART F Single-use plastic products covered by Article 9 on separate collection and by Article 6(5) on product requirements

      7. PART G Single-use plastic products covered by Article 10 on awareness raising

        1. (1) Food containers, i.e. receptacles such as boxes, with or without...

        2. (2) Packets and wrappers made from flexible material containing food that...

        3. (3) Beverage containers with a capacity of up to three litres,...

        4. (4) Cups for beverages, including their covers and lids;

        5. (5) Tobacco products with filters and filters marketed for use in...

        6. (6) Wet wipes, i.e. pre-wetted personal care and domestic wipes;

        7. (7) Balloons, except balloons for industrial or other professional uses and...

        8. (8) Lightweight plastic carrier bags as defined in point 1c of...

        9. (9) Sanitary towels (pads), tampons and tampon applicators.

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