Pending investigative orders

In some product categories, the Environmental Label Jury has already issued investigative orders to the German Environment Agency. The German Environment Agency develops award criteria for these product categories. The number of investigative orders that can be issued is not defined. This is at the discretion of the Environmental Label Jury.

The investigative orders have been collected together in the following overview (Status: January 21):

Building sector

  • Liquid chiller based on natural refrigerants
  • Artificial turf
  • Separation systems for retrofitting existing stoves


  • Sustainable events
  • Climate-neutral delivery services
  • Catering and canteen operation

Consumer products

  • Potting soils and growing media
  • Filaments for 3D printing
  • Craft glue
  • Baking paper


  • Developer-free thermal papers
  • Antifouling paints and coatings for ships