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2021 Annual Report

Small fire extinguishers

close up shot of fire extinguisher

Key figures

€ of net eco-fees perceived
tonnes placed onto the market (before adjustment for previous financial years)
producer members

Types of equipment covered


Breakdown of SFE marketed

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The eco-fee redistribution

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Auditing of declarations for members producing Small fire extinguishers

Each year, in accordance with our authority approval specifications, we verifie more than 20% of the tonnages declared through audits of our producer members. These audits check that the information reported is correct and complies with the reference information provided by ecosystem, based on the fee scale and guide documents. It also enables any errors observed in the reporting to be identified and assessed.

Any sticking points, misunderstandings or points requiring further clarification to improve reporting quality are given special attention as are producer best practices. The understanding and the application of the reference framework were assessed for each of the 5 companies audited (accounting for 20% of tonnages) for declarations of equipment introduced onto the market in 2019 and 2020.

At the end of each audit, each member enjoys a personalised report in order to better understand and implement the reporting methods and adjustments. Errors in weight calculations were thus observed and corrected. The establishment of a procedure concerning declarations has been systematically recommended.