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TCO Certification

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TCO Certified is an independently verified, global certification for IT equipment, including headsets.  Certification ensures products are designed for maximum performance, usability and minimal environmental impact.

Plantronics branded products currently carry two TCO Certifications, TCO Headsets 3.0, and the new Generation 8.  You can access TCO Certified product listings here:

TCO.com/Product-finder

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TCO Certified Headsets 3.0 Criteria

Environment

·         Products are manufactured in an ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System

·         Hazardous substances restriction in products and packaging

·         Material resource efficiency

·         Responsible end of life management, including product take-back

·         Highly recyclable packaging

·         Product life extension – ensures warranty and spare part availability

Socially Responsible Manufacturing

·         Supply chain transparency

·         Sr. Management responsibility

·         Responsible minerals sourcing and due diligence

Ergonomics & Acoustics

  • Excellence in sound quality
  • Individual adaptability for comfort (accessories & adjustability)
  • Built-in acoustic safety protection
  • Replaceable parts for better hygiene
  • Durability and quality assurance of critical parts

Electrical Safety & Emissions

  • Very low electrical / magnetic fields and SAR

·         Certified by accredited test laboratory

TCO Headsets Generation 8 Criteria

Generation 8 incorporates all the criteria of Headsets 3.0, and additionally requires:

·         Independently verified management system for anti-corruption and whistleblowing

·         Intensified monitoring of progress and corrective actions at high-risk factories

·         GreenScreen® Assessments required for plasticizers and flame retardants, if used.

·         User-replaceable parts, including batteries

·         Code of conduct: compliance and corrective actions independently verified

·         Reduced worker exposure to hazardous chemicals used in manufacturing