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TCO '99 Information • TCO Environmental Requirements • Energy Star Declaration • Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) Notice (U.S. Only) • Commission Federale de la
Communication (FCC Declaration) • EN 55022 Compliance (Czech Republic Only) • VCCI
Class 2 Notice (Japan Only) • MIC Notice (South Korea Only) • Polish Center for Testing and
Certification Notice • North Europe Information • BSMI Notice (Taiwan Only) • Ergonomie
Hinweis (nur Deutschland) • Philips End-of-Life Disposal • Information for UK only
Safety Precautions and Maintenance • Troubleshooting • Other Related Information
TCO '99 Information
• TCO '99 : Available on 105S, 105B, 107S, 107B, 107P, 109S, 109B, 109P, 201B, and 201P.
Congratulations! You have just purchased a TCO '99 approved and
labeled product! Your choice has provided you with a product
developed for professional use. Your purchase has also contributed to
reducing the burden on the environment and also to the further
development of environmentally adapted electronics products.
Why do we have environmentally labeled computers?
In many countries, environmental labeling has become an established method for encouraging the
adaptation of goods and services to the environment. The main problem, as far as computers and other
electronics equipment are concerned, is that environmentally harmful substances are used both in the
products and during their manufacture. Since it is not so far possible to satisfactorily recycle the majority of
electronics equipment, most of these potentially damaging substances sooner or later enter nature.
There are also other characteristics of a computer, such as energy consumption levels, that are important
from the viewpoints of both the work (internal) and natural (external) environments. Since all methods of
electricity generation have a negative effect on the environment (e.g. acidic and climate-influencing
emissions, radioactive waste), it is vital to save energy. Electronics equipment in offices is often left running
continuously and thereby consumes a lot of energy.
What does labeling involve?
This product meets the requirements for the TCO'99 scheme which provides for international and
environmental labeling of personal computers. The labeling scheme was developed as a joint effort by the
TCO (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees), Svenska Naturskyddsforeningen (The
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation) and Statens Energimyndighet (The Swedish National Energy
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