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January 31, 2013

Harmonised Standards Update (January 2013)

Harmonised Standards Update (January 2013)

The following list(s) of harmonised standards referenced on the European Commission’s Official Journal have been updated in January 2013. The lists of harmonised standards that were published in January 2013 are: Medical Devices Directive (93/42/EEC) Active Implantable Medical Devices Directive (90/385/EEC) IVD Medical Devices Directive (98/79/EC) For more help and advice on CE Marking and […]

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January 29, 2013

Revised Guidances for Construction Products

Revised Guidances for Construction Products

The new Construction Products Regulation is bringing in major changes for UK manufacturers of construction products, when from the 1st July 2013 products within scope will be required to be CE marked. To help manufacturers with the forthcoming changes, a second edition of the official UK guidance notes has now been published. The guidance notes […]

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January 2, 2013

New RoHS II Directive comes into force

New RoHS II Directive comes into force

The original RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC) placed restriction on the amount of hazardous substance that can be used in certain categories of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE). The Directive has been in force since mid 2006, but has now been replaced on the 2nd January 2013 with a new Directive (2011/65/EU), which will be implemented in […]

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December 21, 2012

Eco Design Requirements Updates

Eco Design Requirements Updates

2012-2014 Workplan: The Commission has published its 2012-2014 Workplan for the Ecodesign Directive. A copy of the workplan can be downloaded from the DEFRA website. A website for the European Ecodesign Compliance Project [Ecopliant] has now been launched. The Ecopliant project was launched on the 20th April 2012 and has the key

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December 19, 2012

Amendments to the RoHS II Directive

Amendments to the RoHS II Directive

Two Commission Delegated Directives (2012/50/EU and 2012/51/EU) have been published on the European Commission’s website on the Official Journal, which amend Annex III of the new RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU), which comes into force on the 2nd January 2013. Annex III of the RoHS Directive contains the applications exempted from the restrictions on the maximum concentration […]

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