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Dr. Gabriela Fleischer is an officer for standards and legal regulations at Gesellschaft für Technische Kommunikation - tekom Deutschland e. V.

The European Green Deal: How Information for Use Can Help Ensure Products Are Used Sustainably

Accelerating progress with technical communication

EN IEC/IEEE 82079-1 helps to specify the technical details of the legal provisions

An essential part of any product is the information on how to use it, known as “information for use.” It provides the necessary information to use the product safely, effectively, and efficiently. As part of the European Green Deal, strategies and measures are being developed to make product design and usage more sustainable and conserve resources. In order for products to be used sustainably, consumers, experts, and other target audiences must be given the information they need to do so. Legislative processes conducted within the context of the Green Deal are addressing the topic of information for use – with EN IEC/IEEE 82079-1 acting as a useful reference work for the technical implementation of the legal provisions.

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