Once you've made the necessary edits to your Declare Label, you can click the "Submit Declare Label to ILFI" on the Declare Label Preview page. You will first be taken through a publishing workflow, followed by the Declare review and approval workflow. 

If you need a refresher on creating a Declare Label, visit the link below. 

If you instead need to renew a declare label, use this article to complete the renewal. 

Publishing Workflow

This will walk you through exactly what you will be sending to Declare and how it will look. 

First, it will ask you to complete the details about your product that will be used for the publishing of the label(s). The manufacturer logo will be the same as the one saved for your company in the report options setting. If one is uploaded here it will save over the one in the default settings. This also will pull this data as entered in the Product Summary Data - General page. 

When continue is selected, you will be asked if you are ready for publication.

There are a number of options: 

  • Save Draft: This will save a draft to your Publications section and the draft can be edited at any time simply by returning to the Publication section. 
  • Preview: This allows you to preview the data you will be sending to ILFI according to how it will probably look in the final Declare label.
  • Submit Declare Label to ILFI - Share for Feedback: This submits the label just for feedback, but the label can't flow from here into approval unless you resubmit it. This should be used when you are only looking for feedback and not trying to create an actual label. 
  • Submit Declare Label to ILFI - Submit for Approval: This submits the label for approval to ILFI. The next step will be paying for your label, which is the first step of the Declare review and approval workflow. This will begin a workflow where ILFI will review your created label, reach out if they have feedback, return a draft label for you to review, and then end with them publishing the label to their site. A diagram of this process is below.

Declare Review and Approval Workflow

Payment and Submission

The first step once the label has been submitted is to finalized submission by paying. 

You can enter any coupon codes you have, and then pay for the full value or the rest of the cost using a credit card. This payment screen is only for purchasing this specific Declare label and any money paid here is paid directly to ILFI. If you have questions about the cost of the labels, please contact Declare Support at declare.support@living-future.org. If you are not ready to purchase, you can always click cancel and return to the previous screen. 

Once the payment is successfully process you will get the following alert. You will receive a submission purchase confirmation over email as well. 

Your new submitted label will now appear in your publications tab with the status listed as "Submitted for Publication". At any time you may click on the name of the submission in your Publications section and then click the link in the publications area to view the details of your submission. 

At any time, you may click on the name of the submission in your Publications section and then click the link in the publications area to view the details of your submission. 

From the detailed submission view, you can resubmit with updates and check the payment history of the submission. 

This can be particularly useful if Declare reaches out over email with any questions or corrections and you would like to share with them updated information. 

Approve Draft Label

Once the label information has been reviewed by ILFI, they will release a draft label for your review.  You will receive email notification that they have released the draft label for you to review. Access the label through your publications area, click on the name of the product, and then click on the Data Type to view your detailed submission view. 

Here you can view the draft, download it and approve it. If there is something that you would like to change in the label, contact ILFI. Once you are happy with the draft label, go ahead and approve the label and ILFI will be notified. From there, they will publish the label. Once they have published, it will become visible on their site within the next two days. 

Congrats you have completed your Declare label publishing! 

Getting Help

If you have question about the Declare label process and information, contact  declare.support@living-future.org. If you have questions about using Toxnot, reach out in chat in the bottom right-hand corner or email support@toxnot.com

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