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Data set: Graphic Paper (03.00.000)

Full name
Graphic Paper; technology mix; production mix, at plant; 79% primary fibre, 21% recycled fibre
Reference year
Valid until
Reference flow(s)
LCI result
LCIA results included?
Materials production / Paper and cardboards
Use advice for data set
The data set should only be used for environmental studies regarding product development and improvement and the comparison of the entire system of graphic paper to systems of other materials . The data set should not be used for comparisons between the production of primary fibre and recovered fibre based materials as such, nor for benchmarking between countries. This data set represents a typical European graphic paper with no burden allocated to the waste paper input but also no avoided emissions for the waste paper generated in this system. The user should build up this case by case. For detailed questions concerning the data it is highly recommended to get in touch with Eurograph. NOTE: The data set has data gaps possibly affecting tco toxicity and ozone depletion impact categories
Data set use approval
General comment
Good data quality Since 1992 experts at KCL (Now VTT) has in cooperance with pulp and paper industry collected and updated data on pulp and paper and related value chain processes. Mill energy fuel mixes and production volumes per country have been collected by CEPI . This data has been implemented to the EcoData data to give a weighted average per country specific fuel mix. The technology of Nordic, Central and South Europe has been used and relevant transport distances applied. Cut off by mass 1%.
LCI Method Principle
LCI Method Approaches
  • Substitution - average, no correction
Completeness of product model
All relevant flows quantified
  • Dependent internal review by
License and access conditions
Access information
The data set can be used free of charge by anybody to perform LCA studies, to distribute it to third parties, to convert it to other formats, to develop own data sets etc. as long as the copyright and license conditions for the ELCD data sets and the ILCD format are met that can be accessed via Please note e.g. that reference must be given to the 'Owner of data set' and to the 'ELCD database' plus version number, when using the data set or parts thereof. Please note also, that any modifications/omissions of the data set results in invalidity of any existing 'Official approval of data set by producer/operator', that the impression must be avoided that this would still be a complete ELCD data set, and that the content of further fields has to be adjusted. For details see the aforementioned copyright and license conditions.
Owner of data set
Technical purpose
Graphic paper for printing
Input Products
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Data set version
Time stamp (last saved)
Data set format
ILCD format
Compliance system(s)
  • ILCD Data Network - Entry-level (Overall compliance: Not compliant)
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