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April 12th, 2018
Recorded Webinar: Gas Appliance Regulation – EU Certification Updates

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 | 10:00 AM (CST) On April 21, 2018, the EU’s Gas Appliance Directive (GAD) became the Gas Appliance Regulation (GAR). While these titles appear synonymous, the change represents a subtle shift in how gas appliances will be regulated by the European Union (EU). For those manufacturers that are interested in sending gas-fired… read more

April 3rd, 2018
European Union – Energy Labelling Regulation (EU) 2017/1369

By: Elena Andreula / UL EMEA Regulatory Program Expert On July 28, 2017, the new Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 was published in the European Union Official Journal and it replaced Directive 2010/30/EU with effect on August 1, 2017. The Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 establishes deadlines to replace the current A+, A++, A+++ classes with an A to… read more

April 3rd, 2018
European Union – Upcoming Standard Changes for Appliances Products

By: Elena Andreula / UL EMEA Regulatory Program Expert Harmonized Standards Dates of Withdrawal Electrical equipment in conformity with a harmonized European Standard (EN) cited in the Official Journal of the European Union shall be presumed to be in conformity with the corresponding requirements of harmonization legislation. New European harmonized standard editions or amendments become… read more

April 2nd, 2018
European Union – Upcoming Standard Changes for Lighting Products

By: Elena Andreula / UL EMEA Regulatory Program Expert Harmonized Standards Dates of Withdrawal Electrical equipment in compliance with a harmonized European Standard (EN) cited in the Official Journal of the European Union shall be presumed to be in compliance with the corresponding requirements of harmonization legislation. New European harmonized standard editions or amendments become… read more

April 2nd, 2018
European Union – Energy Labelling Regulation (EU) 2017/1369

By: Elena Andreula / UL EMEA Regulatory Program Expert On July 28, 2017, the new Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 was published in the European Union Official Journal and replaced Directive 2010/30/EU on August 1, 2017. The Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 establishes deadlines to replace the current A+, A++, A+++ classes with an A to G scale and… read more

August 11th, 2016
European Union Publishes Personal Protective Equipment Regulation

The European Journal published Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of March 9, 2016 on personal protective equipment (PPE) repealing Directive 89/686/EEC to help ensure that PPE placed on the market fulfill the requirements of Annex II of the same Regulation. The new PPE Regulation came into force on April 20, 2016 and will become effective on April 21, 2018, except for articles related to… read more

August 11th, 2016
European Union Publishes Draft Directive to Reduce BPA Limit in Toys

The European Commission (EC) published notification number G/TBT/N/EU/396 under the Draft Directive which would reduce the migration limit for Bisphenol A (BPA) (CAS Number 80-05-7) in toys intended for children under 3 years of age or in other toys intended to be placed in the mouth. Currently, BPA is limited in Appendix C of the EU Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC with a migration limit… read more

October 16th, 2015
IEC Releases Several Standards for Electronics & Electrical Products

EUROPEAN UNION – The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has released the following standards for electronics and electrical products. Standard Status Enforcement Date Other Dates Source Links EN 60958-3:2006/A2:2015 Digital audio interface – Part 3: Consumer applications Newly Published Standard April 23, 2016 Date of Ratification: 07-23-2015; Date of Availability: 08-07-2015 SOURCE EN 62080:2009/A2:2015 Sound signaling… read more

October 16th, 2015
ECHA Announces Updates on Submitted Testing Proposals and CLP Intentions

EUROPEAN UNION – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced its updates on harmonised classification and labeling (CLH) intentions and submitted testing proposals: Substance CAS No. EC No. Proposed By Hazard Endpoint for which Testing was Proposed 2-methyl-1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one 2527-66-4 Poland Acute Tox. 3, H301 and H311 Skin Corr. 1B, H314 Eye Dam. 1, H318 Skin… read more

October 16th, 2015
SCCS Releases Opinions Pertaining on the Safety of Three Hair Dye Ingredients

EUROPEAN UNION – The European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released three opinions pertaining to the safety of three hair dye ingredients. The opinions publish the following safety measures: Ingredient Use for Safe Concentration Limit 2,6- dihydroxyethylaminotoluene For use in oxidative hair dye formulations maximum concentration of 1% 2,5,6-triamino-4- pyrimidinol sulfate For… read more