2011-330-EU: Commission Decision of 6 June 2011 on establishing the ecological criteria for the award of the EU Ecolabel for notebook computers
The product group 'notebook computers' shall comprise devices which have the following characteristics: A. they perform logical operations and process data and are designed specifically for portability and to be operated for extended periods of time either with or without a direct connection to an AC power source; B. they utilise an integrated computer display and are capable of operation off an integrated battery or other portable power source. If a notebook computer is delivered with an external power supply this power supply is considered part of the notebook computer. For the purpose of this Decision; tablet personal computers; which may use touch-sensitive screens along with or instead of other input devices shall be considered notebook computers. Digital picture frames shall not be considered notebook computers for the purpose of this Decision. The criteria aim at promoting reduction of environmental damage or risks related to the use of energy -global warming; acidification; depletion of non-renewable energy sources- by reducing energy consumption; reduction of environmental damage related to the use of natural resources and reduction of environmental damage related to the use of hazardous substances by reducing the use of such substances.
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