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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 […]
January 2, 2013
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 […]
December 21, 2012
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
December 19, 2012
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 […]
June 26, 2012
The European Commission have published a set of notes from a recent LVD ADCO meeting where several key topics concerning the Low Voltage Directive were discussed. Find out more here…