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The ATEX Directive 94/9/EC is one of a number of CE Marking Directives that are getting a make-over to bring them into line with EU Decision No. 768/2008/EU, in accordance with the New Legislative Framework (NLF) that was introduced in 2008. Subsequently, a new recast, Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres (ATEX) Directive 2014/34/EU came into force […]
October 31, 2014
During 2009 to 2011 the European Commission held public consultations regarding the suitability and effectiveness of the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC). Whilst it was generally felt that the Directive contains the correct core elements, it was decided that a revision was required due to overlaps in; current market surveillance rules set out in various […]
September 19, 2014
Our presentation is now available to download – Please click here (PDF – 1MB) The Northern Manufacturing and Electronic Shows is coming to Manchester on the 1st & 2nd October 2014 and the CE Marking Association are offering FREE seminars about CE marking and the forthcoming changes. Parking and admittance to the show is also […]
The Low Voltage Directive, now 2006/95/EC, has seen little change, other than its recodification from the previous number 73/23/EEC, since it became mandatory for most manufacturers of electrical equipment in 1996. However, as part of the measures initiated by the New Legislative Framework (NLF) in 2008, the Low Voltage Directive is one of a number […]
September 2, 2014
The following lists of harmonised standards referenced on the European Commission’s Official Journal have been updated in July and August 2014: – General Product Safety Directive – Machinery Directive – Construction Products Regulation – Energy Labelling & Eco-Design Requirements of Vacuum Cleaners