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Have the half-down and quarter-down fillings been abolished because of the new standard?
The half-down is labelled like this: 85 % feathers, 15 % down.
70 % feathers, 30 % down.
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May the terms defined in the RAL such as “feathers which have not previously been used“, “half-down“ and so on still be used?
Can I continue to use products, which are still labelled with terms such as “half-down“?
Where do terms as unclear as “half-down“ originate from?
Why do we need a new standard? Why do you always have to change everything?
- The differing labelling systems in Europe
- The advent of the Single European Market
- The potential for misconceptions resulting from the old RAL regulations
The differing labelling systems in Europe
The differing labelling systems within Europe and the lack of comprehensibility of the old RAL concepts were the main reasons why a completely new labelling standard had to be formulated. The common efforts of the European countries resulted in the creation of the standard EN 12934.
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