Sportswear Product Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Sportswear Regulations European Union

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Planning to import or manufacture sportswear in the European Union? In this guide, cover REACH, labeling requirements, lab testing, and compliance risks when importing or manufacturing sportswear in the EU.

Mentioned Products

  • Yoga wear
  • Swimsuits
  • T-shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Track pants
  • Fitness gloves
  • Polyester fabrics
  • Nylon fabrics

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EU Declaration of Compliance (DoC) for Food Contact Materials: A Complete Guide

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Plastic FCM

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Issuing a Declaration of Compliance (DoC) is mandatory when importing plastic food contact materials in the European Union. Notice that this also includes products containing plastic parts, such as stainless steel bottles, or plastic composite materials.

In this guide, we explain how importers can issue a Declaration of Compliance (DoC).

Note: The FCM Declaration of Compliance (DoC) is not the same as the Declaration of Conformity (DoC) required for products covered by one or more “CE marking directives”. You can read more about the CE Declaration of Conformity in this article.
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Face Mask Regulations and Standards in the EU: An Overview

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Face Mask Regulations in the EU

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Planning to import medical or protective face masks to the European Union? In this guide, we cover product regulations, EN standards, labeling, certification, and lab testing requirements when importing or manufacturing various types of face masks for the EU.

Mentioned Products

  • 3-ply surgical face masks
  • 4-ply- surgical face masks
  • 5-ply surgical face masks
  • FFP1 mask or respirators
  • FFP2 masks or respirators
  • N95 masks or respirators
  • FFP3 masks or respirators
  • N99 masks or respirators

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Medical Devices Directive Guide: By Anssi Ilmari Tynjälä

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Medical Devices Directive

Face masks, medical gloves, and other medical devices are regulated by the Medical Devices Directive in the European Union. The scope of the Medical Devices Directive covers safety standards, labeling, quality management systems, product registration, and documentation. Further, some medical devices are more strictly regulated than others.

In this guide, written by Anssi Ilmari Tynjälä from Innovapro, you will learn what it takes for importers and manufacturers to ensure compliance with the Medical Devices Directive. Continue reading Medical Devices Directive Guide: By Anssi Ilmari Tynjälä

Earphones Safety Standards in the European Union: An Overview

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Earphones Safety Standards European Union

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Earphones imported or manufactured in the EU must comply with regulations, such as RoHS, REACH and the Radio Equipment Directive. In this guide, we list relevant EU standards, regulations, certification and labeling requirements for both wired and wireless earphones.

Mentioned products

  • Earbuds
  • Headsets
  • Noise-canceling earphones
  • Bluetooth earphones
  • Wireless earphones
  • Wired earphones

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Helmet Safety Standards in the European Union: An Overview

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Helmets Safety Standards European Union

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Helmets of various kinds are normally classified as Personal Protective Equipment in the European Union. In this guide, we cover the PPE Directive, EN standards, REACH, certification, labeling and other requirements when importing or exporting helmets to the EU.

Mentioned Products

  • Bicycle helmets
  • Children’s helmets
  • Motorcycle helmets
  • Construction helmets
  • Military helmets
  • Ski helmets

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Lithium Battery Safety Standards in the European Union: An Overview

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Lithium Battery Safety Standards in the EU

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This guide explains what importers and exporters must know about regulations and standards applicable to lithium batteries in the European Union. Keep reading, and learn more about the EU Battery Directive, General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) and EN standards.

Mentioned Products

  • Lithium Battery Powered Devices
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Lithium-ion polymer battery
  • Lithium metal battery

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List of Products Covered by the Radio Equipment Directive (RED): An Overview

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RED products

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The Radio Equipment Directive (RED) applies to all Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LTE, 5G, GPS and other radio-electric enabled devices sold in the European Union. In this guide, we cover the basics of RED requirements for smartphones, smartwatches, computers and other electronic products. Continue reading List of Products Covered by the Radio Equipment Directive (RED): An Overview

List of Products Covered by the Battery Directive: An Overview

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Battery Directive Product List

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In this article, we list different types of batteries covered by the EU Battery Directive 2006/66/EC, including lithium batteries, nickel-cadmium batteries, button cell batteries, and other types of batteries. In addition, we also list relevant EN standards. Continue reading List of Products Covered by the Battery Directive: An Overview

E-Bikes Safety Standards in the European Union: An Overview

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E-bike Regulations in European Union

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Planning to import and sell e-bikes to the European Union? In this guide, we cover the basics of product regulations, safety standards, labeling, documentation and testing requirements for electric bikes in the EU.

Mentioned Products

  • Pedal-assisted electric bike
  • Throttle electric bike
  • Speed pedelec electric bike
  • Hub motor electric bike

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