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Product Categories

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The following product ecolabel categories are currently available through the Eco-Choice Africa Ecolabelling Programme.

Personal Hygiene Products

  • Shampoos and Handsoap:  This includes shampoos, hard and liquid soaps, conditioners and other personal soap products

  • Personal Care Products: This includes all aerosol-based personal care products

Cleaning Products

  • Laundry Detergents: Includes all laundry detergents in powder, liquid or solid form for domestic or commercial use

  • Hand Dishwashing Detergents: Includes products manufactured for dishwashing by hand intended for domestic or commercial use

  • Cleaning Products (General): Includes general surface or sanitary cleaners for domestic or commercial use

  • Biological Cleaning Products: Includes biologically-based cleaners and degreasing compounds for domestic or commercial use

  • Disinfectants and Disinfectant Cleaners: Includes disinfectants and disinfectant cleaners for domestic or commercial use


  • Textiles: Includes clothing and bedding products; interior textile applications; yarns and fabrics; textile bags and outdoor textile applications

  • Furnishings and Fittings: Includes office and home furniture from natural, plastics and recycled materials

  • Paints and Coatings: Includes all architectural paints and wall coatings for indoor or exterior use

The following categories will become available shortly:

Category                                        Product


Paper Products                            Office Paper Products

                                                         Publishing Paper

                                                         Facial Tissues and Paper Towels

                                                         Toilet Tissue


Recycled Products                      Recycled or Reclaimed Timber

                                                         Recycled Paper Products

                                                         Recycled Plastic Products

                                                         Recycled Rubber Products


Food Packaging                          Compostable Packaging and Containers


Cleaning Products                      Machine Washing Detergents

                                                        General Surface Cleaners


Personal Products                      Hand Sanitisers

  • All standards applied by Eco-Choice are aligned with international standards developed by members of the Global Ecolabel Network and other respected international standards and Ecolabelling bodies. Where national standards exist in any of the above categories, Eco-Choice will apply such standards wherever they exceed the Eco-Choice standard.

  • Eco-Choice reserves the right to amend or withdraw any published standard.

  • Certification of any products is subject to the standard rules and conditions of Eco-Choice Africa.

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