In the evolving narrative of the global right-to-repair movement, diverse regional approaches reflect a shared commitment to sustainability and reducing the environmental impact of consumer electronics and vehicles. Examining the initiatives in the European Union (EU), the United States (USA), Canada, Asia, China, India, and Australia provides insights into unique challenges, legislative nuances, and a collective recognition of the need for responsible consumption.
The EU amends the harmonized standards for toys drafted in support of Directive 2009/48/EC. The Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2023/740 is published on April 5, 2023. What’s new and important for compliance issues? What is Directive 2009/48/EC on the safety of toys? This European Union legislation outlines the legal requirements for toy safety. The objective …
On 31 March 2023, the European Commission proposes some new rules to make it easier for big machines like cranes and forklifts to drive on public roads. Before, each EU country had different rules, but now everyone will have the same rules.
The EU amended Regulations (EU) 2017/745 (MDR) and (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR) on March 20. 2023.
Since its implementation, REACH has undergone several amendments to keep up with the latest scientific and technological developments and to ensure the continuous improvement of chemical safety. The latest amendments under REACH refer to the standards under entry 27 (nickel) of Annex XVII of REACH) 2023/C 80/06.
As of May 26, 2023, notified body reassessments will occur more frequently. The EC amends current regulations. What is the effect on the validity of certificates issued by a Notified Body?
The decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 62/2020 of 30 April 2020 amends Annex II and Annex IV. Agreement (2023/487) is adopted on March 9, 2023.
The European Commission has amended the list of harmonised standards under the Low Voltage Directive as regards the harmonised standard for lamp controlgear, luminaires, climatic and environmental testing and other temperature conditioning equipment and power metering and monitoring devices. Do you have applied standards to prove compliance in regard to the mentioned regulations? We recommend …
The European Commission amends the list of harmonised standards under the Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC Do you have applied standards to prove compliance in regard to the mentioned regulations? We recommend you to check the new list of standards to see if any of the standards you applied have been updated. If so, you …
The European Council and Parliament have announced the adoption of the new General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR) is imminent. The GPSR will replace the 21-year-old General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC. Read more about the announcement at our dedicated GPSR page: https://aluragroup.com/general-product-safety-regulation/