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November 2nd, 2018
Safer Gas for a Safer Future – Understanding the Transition from Gas Appliance Directive to Gas Appliance Regulation

In 1993, as part of an effort to improve the safety of gas appliances entering the European market, the Gas Appliance Directive was introduced. This directive applied to manufacturers of appliances that burn gaseous fuels for cooking, heating, producing hot water, refrigerating, lighting or washing and helped establish a clear path for market entry into… read more

July 17th, 2018
Lumen Insights Issue 2 2018

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Stay in the know with real time Lighting Industry updates from UL. Lumen Insights is a quarterly newsletter delivering key insights on energy efficiency, performance, reliability, safety and sustainability lighting trends, standards, regulations, UL solutions and more. In this Issue: A New Dedicated Standard for Flashlights… read more

July 16th, 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 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