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Creating EPD

An EPD is created by an organisation to declare the environmental impact of their product. The International EPD® System is open to EPDs for any type of goods or services.

New to EPD?

An introductory brochure is available to provide an introduction.

If you cannot perform the underlying LCA study internally at the company and need assistance finding a consultant, a list is available on this page.

Learn how to create an EPD

Useful documents when creating an EPD


General Programme Instructions


Sets the overall rules for the International EPD® System


Product Category Rules

Product Category Rules


Sets detailed rules for development of EPDs in different product categories. Valid PCRs for about 90 product categories are already available.

 EPD template (non-construction products)

EPD template (non-construction products)


The use of this template is voluntary. A template for EPDs of construction products is under development.


Documents for EPD registration and publication

Registration form

Registration form


The registration form, the verified EPD and supporting documentation shall be submitted to the Secretariat.


Verification templates

Mandatory templates for verification of construction product EPD:

This template is mandatory to use for EPDs of construction products claiming compliance with the EN 15804 standard.