List of Products Covered by the EU FCM Framework Regulation (No 1935/2004)

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The EU Food Contact Materials Framework Regulation 1935/2004 covers plastic, ceramic, metal and other food contact materials. In this guide, list kitchen appliances, food packaging, wooden composites and other products covered by the scope of the regulation. Continue reading List of Products Covered by the EU FCM Framework Regulation (No 1935/2004)

List of Products Covered by the Toy Safety Directive and EN 71

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Toy Safety Directive EN 71 Product List
Planning to sell toys, children’s furniture or other children’s products in the European Union? If so, then compliance with the Toy Safety Directive is required. In this guide, we list products covered by the Toy Safety Directive, and some exemptions.

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List of Products Covered by the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation

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The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive/Regulation covers everything from sunglasses and safety goggles to dishwashing gloves and footwear. In this guide, we list products covered by the PPE directive and some exemptions.

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List of Products Covered by the EMC Directive: An Overview

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EMC Directive Products List
The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive covers most electronic products sold in the European Union, with some exemptions. In this guide, we list LED displays, kitchen appliances, machines, and other products within the scope of the EMC Directive.

We also list some products classified as inherently benign, meaning that the EMC Directive is not applicable. Continue reading List of Products Covered by the EMC Directive: An Overview

List of Products Covered by the Low Voltage Directive (LVD): An Overview

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Low Voltage Directive Products List
Trying to understand if your electronic product must comply with the Low Voltage Directive in the EU? In this guide, we list home appliances, AC adapters, LED lighting products, cables, and other products within the scope of LVD. We also share some examples of EN standards, relevant for each listed product. Continue reading List of Products Covered by the Low Voltage Directive (LVD): An Overview

List of Products Covered by the Ecodesign Directive

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The EU Ecodesign Directive sets energy consumption requirements for a wide range of products, including lighting products, electronic displays, refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, windows, and insulation materials. In this article, we explain what this means for various products covered by the Ecodesign Directive.

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List of Products Covered by RoHS: An Overview

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Products Covered by RoHS
The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive is applicable to essentially all electronic products sold in the European Union. In this article, we list electronic toys, speakers, earphones and other products that fall within the scope of RoHS.

What is RoHS

RoHS restricts heavy metals, such as lead and cadmium, in all electronic products sold in the European Union. Ensuring RoHS compliance requires that all electronic components, PCBs and solders are RoHS compliant.

Important information

  • RoHS compliant components are available worldwide, but compliance should not be taken for granted
  • RoHS compliance can be verified through third-party lab testing
  • CE marking is normally required for ‘RoHS products

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Gloves Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Gloves Regulations European Union

Gloves are subject to a range of safety standards and substance regulations in the European Union. That said, the compliance requirements differ depending on the type of glove. In this guide, we explain what EU importers must know about the PPE directive, EN standards, CE marking and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Working gloves
  • Gardening gloves
  • Dishwashing gloves
  • Rubber gloves
  • Leather gloves
  • Protective gloves for chemical risks
  • Protective gloves for mechanical risks

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Product Certification Requirements in the European Union: An Overview

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Product certificates are mandatory when importing a wide range of products to the European Union. In this article, we cover the basics of some of the most common European Union product certification documents, including relevant products, required information, and much more. Continue reading Product Certification Requirements in the European Union: An Overview