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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Europe

 

Regulatory updates

 

Below a summary table with recent regulation proposal notified to European Commission (Non-exhaustive):

 

Notification number

Countries

Title

2019/276/S

Sweden

The Swedish Consumer Agency’s general advice for the marketing of electronic cigarettes and refill containers to consumers.

 

Guidance on how the marketing of electronic cigarettes and refill containers should be formulated within information society services, in radio broadcasts, television broadcasts, on-demand television and periodicals or other comparable publications.

 

International

 

Regulatory proposals notified to WTO

 

Below a summary table with some recent notifications to World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive):

 

Notification number / Link

Country

Title

G/TBT/N/CAN/586

Canada

Notice No. SMSE-05-19 – Release of ICES-003, Issue 6, Information Technology Equipment (Including Digital Apparatus) — Limits and Methods of Measurement.

G/TBT/N/CAN/589

Canada

Consultation of RSS-210, Issue 10.- Licence-Exempt Radio Apparatus: Category I Equipment, sets out the certification requirements for equipment certification of several types of licence-exempt radio apparatus.

G/TBT/N/CHL/474

Chile

PE No. 5/05 2019: Draft safety analysis and/or test protocol for electrical products.

G/TBT/N/CHL/475

Chile

PE No. 5/18 2019: Draft safety analysis and/or test protocol for electrical products.

G/TBT/N/CHN/1330

China

Supervision Regulation on Safety Technology for Boiler (Draft for Comments).

G/TBT/N/KOR/833

Korea

Proposed amendment to the Enforcement Rule of the Electrical Appliances and Consumer Products Safety Control Act.

 

  • Proposed amendment to the KATS Notice of the Electrical Appliances and Consumer Products Safety Control.
  • Proposed amendment to the Criteria for Nonconformity.
  • Proposal for a Safety Standard.

G/TBT/N/MYS/90

Malaysia

Guideline for Approval of Electrical Equipment (Electricity Regulation 1994) Information Booklet 2018 Edition (GP/ST/No.14/2017).

G/TBT/N/TPKM/376

Taiwan

Requirements on Minimum Energy Performance Standard and Energy Efficiency Rating Labelling and Inspection of Water Chilling Packages Using the Vapor Compression Cycle (Draft).

G/TBT/N/THA/543

Thailand

Draft Thai Industrial Standard for Glow-starters for Fluorescent Lamps (TIS 183 – 25XX(20XX)).

G/TBT/N/THA/544

Thailand

Draft Thai Industrial Standard for Clothes Washing Machines for Household Use – Energy Efficiency Requirements (TIS1462 – 25XX(20XX).

G/TBT/N/CHE/238

Switzerland

Draft revision of the Ordinance of the Swiss Federal Office of Communications on telecommunications installations (OOIT), 2 pages in French, German and Italian (to be amended).

 

  • Radio Interface Regulation (RIR): RIR0203-14, RIR0203-15, RIR0203-16, RIR0203-17, RIR0203-18, RIR0203-20, RIR0302-12, RIR0302-17, RIR0302-24, RIR0302-31, RIR0302-32, RIR0302-46, RIR0302-48, RIR0806-15, RIR0806-20, RIR0808-13, RIR1003-11, RIR1003-12, RIR1004-01, RIR1010-05 (to be amended).
  • No Radio Interface Regulation (RIR) is completely new or abrogated.

 

Regulatory updates

 

Below a summary table with some recent updates in legislations and proposals (non-exhaustive):

 

Date

Country

Update

15/03/2019

Canada

As of March 15, 2019, testing laboratories must be recognized by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) of Canada in order to perform accepted test results for Canadian RF product approval.

 

Click here for get the list of Wireless Device Testing Laboratories.

29/03/2019

Australia

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) published a safety warning notice to communicate the possible risks involved with button batteries and their use in products.

01/04/2019

Canada

In April 2019, Canada’s Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) updated  ICES-003, Issue 6 (Information Technology Equipment (Including Digital Apparatus)–Limits and Methods of Measurement) with additional changes as follows:

 

  • Updated Section 2.1 to clarify the definition of an ITE device.
  • Updated Section 2.3 to include storage media.
  • Updated Section 2.4 to clarify applicability of broadcasting equipment.
  • Updated Section 3(b) to reference the latest version of ANSI C63.4-2014.
  • Updated Section 4(e) to clarify that external thermostats are subject to the requirements of ICES-003 with a revised transition period noted above.

12/04/2019

US

FCC published New Equipment Authorization Guidance for 76-81 GHz Radar Devices with the following main changes:

 

  • Added policy limitation regarding automotive in-cabin radar usage in Section 2.
  • Updated transition deadlines in Section 3.
  • Clarified that the radiated “peak” power limit applies to power spectral density in Section 4.
  • Expanded guidance in Section 4 to include occupied bandwidth (OBW) and unwanted emissions measurements.

12/04/2019

Japan

New Energy Conservation Standards for Lighting Equipment and Light Bulbs Formulated.

15/04/2019

Indonesia

Indonesia Telecommunication Authority (SDPPI) has published the Regulation No. 138/2019 on recognizing Foreign test report for Telecommunication devices Cellular Phone, Handheld Computer and Tablet Computer.

Click to read the document. [In Indonesian]

25/04/2019

Indonesia

Public Consultation for Test Labs recognition procedure by Indonesia KOMINFO.

02/05/2019

India

India BIS has published a clarification on the Applicability of IS 16333 (Part 3) requirements.

Click to read the document (Part 3). [In English]

02/05/2019

Indonesia

SDPPI published the announcement No. 406/2019 where indicates that foreign EMC reports are accepted if the labs is listed in Regulation No. 138/2019.

Click to read the document. [In Indonesian]

07/05/2019

Chile

Publication of the modification to Resolution No.1985/2017 - Short Range Devices by Chile SUBTEL.

Click to read the document. [In Spanish]

08/05/2019

Indonesia

Publication of new regulation PM No. 1/2019 on use of Radio Spectrum Frequency Based on Class License by Indonesia MENKOMINFO.

 

13/05/2019

Thailand

Public hearing on regulation on Licenses-Exempt Radiocommunication Equipment and Station ( Dec. 2017) by Thailand NBTC.

 

17/05/2019

Indonesia

Indonesia SDPPI issued new Technical Requirements:

 

  • PERDIRGEN No. 2/2019 - Technical Requirements for Wireless Local Area Network Tools and / or Devices (WLAN).
  • PERDIRGEN No. 3/2019 - Technical Requirements for Low Power Wide Area Tools and / or Devices (LPWA).
  • PERDIRGEN No. 4/2019 - Technical Requirements for Dedicated Short Range Communication Tools and / or Device (DSRC).

 

Europe/International

 

Standards Updates

 

Below a summary table with some recent standards updates and upcoming dates of withdrawal (non-exhaustive):

 

(*) Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn.

 

(**) Date of availability: date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat.

 

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN 12102-2:2019

Air conditioners, liquid chilling packages, heat pumps, process chillers and dehumidifiers with electrically driven compressors - Determination of the sound power level - Part 2: Heat pump water heaters.

2019-11-30

 

EN 50131-8:2019

Alarm systems - Intrusion and hold-up systems - Part 8: Security fog devices.

2022-02-18

EN 50131-8:2009

EN 50194-2:2019

Electrical apparatus for the detection of combustible gases in domestic premises - Part 2: Electrical apparatus for continuous operation in a fixed installation in recreational vehicles and similar premises - Additional test methods and performance requirements.

2022-03-18

EN 50194-2:2006
EN 50194-2:2006/A1:2016

EN 60335-2-95:2015/A2:2019

Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-95: Particular requirements for drives for vertically moving garage doors for residential use.

2022-05-17

 

EN IEC 60384-17:2019

Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 17: Sectional specification - Fixed metallized polypropylene film dielectric AC and pulse capacitors.

2022-04-22

EN 60384-17:2005

EN 60704-2-14:2013/A1:2019

Household and similar electrical appliances - Test code for the determination of airborne acoustical noise - Part 2-14: Particular requirements for refrigerators, frozen-food storage cabinets and food freezers.

2022-05-03

 

EN 60730-1:2016/A1:2019

Automatic electrical controls - Part 1: General requirements.

2022-04-12

 

EN 60809:2015/A3:2019

Lamps for road vehicles - Dimensional, electrical and luminous requirements.

2022-05-03

 

EN IEC 60947-9-1:2019

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 9-1: Active arc-fault mitigation systems - Arc quenching devices.

2022-05-24

 

EN 61000-2-2:2002/A2:2019

Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) - Environment - Compatibility levels for low-frequency conducted disturbances and signalling in public low-voltage power supply systems.

2022-05-17

 

EN IEC 61076-3-124:2019

Connectors for electrical and electronic equipment - Product requirements - Part 3-124: Rectangular connectors - Detail specification for 10-way, shielded, free and fixed connectors for I/O and data transmission with frequencies up to 500 MHz.

2022-04-15

 

EN 61643-31:2019

Low-voltage surge protective devices - Part 31: Requirements and test methods for SPDs for photovoltaic installations.

2022-05-03

EN 50539-11:2013
EN 50539-11:2013/A1:2014

EN IEC 61918:2018/A11:2019

Industrial communication networks - Installation of communication networks in industrial premises.

2022-04-03

 

EN IEC 62228-3:2019

Integrated circuits - EMC evaluation of transceivers - Part 3: CAN transceivers.

2022-04-15

 

 

Standards Updates related to Medical Electrical Equipment

 

Below a summary table with some recent standards updates and upcoming dates of withdrawal (non-exhaustive) related to Medical Electrical Equipment:

 

(*) Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn.

 

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN IEC 60601-2-16:2019

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-16: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration and haemofiltration equipment.

2022-05-24

EN 60601-2-16:2015

EN IEC 60601-2-39:2019

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-39: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of peritoneal dialysis equipment.

2022-05-24

EN 60601-2-39:2008
EN 60601-2-39:2008/A11:2011

EN 60601-2-54:2009/A2:2019

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-54: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of X-ray equipment for radiography and radioscopy.

2022-05-24

 

EN IEC 60601-2-76:2019

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-76: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of low energy ionized gas haemostasis equipment.

2022-05-24

 

EN IEC 80601-2-30:2019

Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-30: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of automated non-invasive sphygmomanometers.

2022-05-24

EN 80601-2-30:2010
EN 80601-2-30:2010/A1:2015

 

New ETSI Standards Recently Released

 

Below a summary table with some recent released ETSI standards (non-exhaustive):

 

Reference

Title

ETSI EN 301 489-2 V2.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 2: Specific conditions for radio paging equipment; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-4 V3.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 4: Specific conditions for fixed radio links and ancillary equipment; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-5 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 5: Specific conditions for Private land Mobile Radio (PMR) and ancillary equipment (speech and non-speech) and Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA); Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-6 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 6: Specific conditions for Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT) equipment; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-9 V2.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 9: Specific conditions for wireless microphones, similar Radio Frequency (RF) audio link equipment, cordless audio and in-ear monitoring devices; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-12 V3.1.1 - (April 2019)

Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM); ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 12: Specific conditions for Very Small Aperture Terminal, Satellite Interactive Earth Stations operated in the frequency ranges between 4 GHz and 30 GHz in the Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) Harmonised Standard for electromagnetic compatibility.

ETSI EN 301 489-15 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 15: Specific conditions for commercially available amateur radio equipment; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-19 V2.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 19: Specific conditions for Receive Only Mobile Earth Stations (ROMES) operating in the 1,5 GHz band providing data communications and GNSS receivers operating in the RNSS band (ROGNSS) providing positioning, navigation, and timing data; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-20 V2.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 20: Specific conditions for Mobile Earth Stations (MES) used in the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS); Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-27 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 27: Specific conditions for Ultra Low Power Active Medical Implants (ULP-AMI) and related peripheral devices (ULP-AMI-P) operating in the 402 MHz to 405 MHz bands; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-29 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 29: Specific conditions for Medical Data Service Devices (MEDS) operating in the 401 MHz to 402 MHz and 405 MHz to 406 MHz bands; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-31 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 31: Specific conditions for equipment in the 9 kHz to 315 kHz band for Ultra Low Power Active Medical Implants (ULP-AMI) and related peripheral devices (ULP-AMI-P); Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-33 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 33: Specific conditions for Ultra-WideBand (UWB) devices; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-34 V2.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 34: Specific conditions for External Power Supply (EPS) for mobile phones; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 6 of Directive 2014/30/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-35 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 35: Specific requirements for Low Power Active Medical Implants (LP-AMI) operating in the 2 483,5 MHz to 2 500 MHz bands; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-50 V2.2.1 - (April 2019)

 ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 50: Specific conditions for Cellular Communication Base Station (BS), repeater and ancillary equipment; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-51 V2.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 51: Specific conditions for Automotive, Ground based Vehicles and Surveillance Radar Devices using 24,05 GHz to 24,25 GHz, 24,05 GHz to 24,5 GHz, 76 GHz to 77 GHz and 77 GHz to 81 GHz; Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI EN 301 489-53 V1.1.1 - (April 2019)

ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standard for radio equipment and services; Part 53: Specific conditions for terrestrial sound broadcasting and digital TV broadcasting service transmitters and associated ancillary equipment; Harmonised standard covering the essential requirements of article 3.1(b) of Directive 2014/53/EU.

ETSI TS 136 113 V15.3.0 - (April 2019)

LTE; Evolved Universal Terrestrial Radio Access (E-UTRA); Base Station (BS) and repeater ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) (3GPP TS 36.113 version 15.3.0 Release 15).

ETSI TS 137 113 V15.5.0 - (April 2019)

Digital cellular telecommunications system (Phase 2+) (GSM); Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; NR, E-UTRA, UTRA and GSM/EDGE; Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) Base Station (BS) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) (3GPP TS 37.113 version 15.5.0 Release 15).

ETSI TS 137 114 V15.3.0 - (April 2019)

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; Active Antenna System (AAS) Base Station (BS) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) (3GPP TS 37.114 version 15.3.0 Release 15).

ETSI TS 138 113 V15.4.0 - (April 2019)

5G; NR; Base Station (BS) ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) (3GPP TS 38.113 version 15.4.0 Release 15).

ETSI TS 137 114 V15.4.0 - (May 2019)

Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS); LTE; Active Antenna System (AAS) Base Station (BS) Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) (3GPP TS 37.114 version 15.4.0 Release 15).

ETSI TS 138 113 V15.5.0 - (May 2019)

5G; NR; Base Station (BS) ElectroMagnetic Compatibility (EMC) (3GPP TS 38.113 version 15.5.0 Release 15).

ETSI TS 138 124 V15.2.0 - (May 2019)

5G; NR; Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements for mobile terminals and ancillary equipment (3GPP TS 38.124 version 15.2.0 Release 15).