Some of the features of the TCO'03 Display requirements.
l Good visual ergonomics and image quality in order to improve the working environment
for the user and to reduce sight and strain problems. Important parameters are luminance,
contrast, resolution, reflectance, colour rendition and image stability.
l Energy-saving mode after a certain time-beneficial both for the user and the environment
l Electrical safety
l Electromagnetic fields
l Noise emissions
l The product must be prepared for recycling and the manufacturer must have a certified
environmental management system such as EMAS or ISO 14 000
l Restrictions on
chlorinated and brominated flame retardants and polymers
heavy metals such as cadmium, mercury and lead.
The requirements included in this label have been developed by TCO Development in co-
operation with scientists, experts, users as well as manufacturers all over the world. Since the
end of the 1980s TCO has been involved in influencing the development of IT equipment in a
more user-friendly direction. Our labelling system started with displays in 1992 and is now
requested by users and IT-manufacturers all over the world.
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Recycling Information for Customers
Philips establishes technically and economically viable objectives to optimize the environmental
performance of the organization's product, service and activities.
From the planning, design and production stages, Philips emphasizes the important of making products that
can easily be recycled. At Philips, end-of-life management primarily entails participation in national
take-back initiatives and recycling programs whenever possible, preferably in cooperation with competitors.
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