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Eurofins | June 2019 regulatory Newsflash compilation | Electrical & Electronic products

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

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Europe

 

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/EU/652

Europe

Draft Commission Delegated Directive amending, for the purposes of adapting to scientific and technical progress, Annex III to Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an exemption for bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in certain rubber components used in engine systems.

G/TBT/N/EU/654

Europe

Draft Commission Implementing Decision amending Decision 2006/771/EC as regards technological and market developments in the area of radio spectrum use for short-range devices.

 

France

 

Practical guide for electronic cigarettes

 

In May 2019, Direction Générale de la Concurrence, de la Consommation et de la Répression des Fraudes (DGCCRF) has published a practical guide about electronic cigarettes explaining the regulation and giving advice on this type of products (only in French).

 

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(*) Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn.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 50620:2017/A1:2019

Electric cables - Charging cables for electric vehicles.

2022-03-20

 

EN 50632-1:2015/A1:2019

Electric motor-operated tools -  Dust measurement Procedure - Part 1: General requirements.

2022-01-15

 

EN 60691:2016/A1:2019

Thermal-links - Requirements and application guide.

2022-02-15

 

EN 60730-1:2016/A1:2019

Automatic electrical controls - Part 1: General requirements.

2022-04-12

 

EN 60730-2-5:2015/A1:2019

Automatic electrical controls - Part 2-5: Particular requirements for automatic electrical burner control systems.

2022-04-12

 

EN IEC 60730-2-12:2019

Automatic electrical controls - Part 2-12: Particular requirements for electrically operated door locks.

2022-04-05

EN 60730-2-12:2006
EN 60730-2-12:2006/A11:2008

EN IEC 60730-2-15:2019

Automatic electrical controls - Part 2-15: Particular requirements for automatic electrical air flow, water flow and water level sensing controls.

2022-04-05

EN 60730-2-15:2010

EN 62717:2017/A2:2019

LED modules for general lighting - Performance requirements.

2022-02-28

 

EN IEC 60027-2:2019

Letter symbols to be used in electrical technology - Part 2: Telecommunications and electronics.

2022-02-12

EN 60027-2:2007

EN IEC 60076-22-3:2019

Power transformers - Part 22-3: Power transformer and reactor fittings - Insulating liquid to air heat exchangers.

2022-04-12

 

EN IEC 60076-22-4:2019

Power transformers - Part 22-4: Power transformer and reactor fittings - Insulating liquid to water heat exchangers.

2022-04-12

 

EN IEC 60255-181:2019

Measuring relays and protection equipment - Part 181: Functional requirements for frequency protection.

2022-04-03

 

EN IEC 60512-99-002:2019

Connectors for electrical and electronic equipment - Tests and measurements - Part 99-002: Endurance test schedules - Test 99b: Test schedule for unmating under electrical load.

2022-04-12

 

EN IEC 60825-12:2019

Safety of laser products - Part 12: Safety of free space optical communication systems used for transmission of information.

2022-03-15

EN 60825-12:2004

EN IEC 60966-1:2019

Radio frequency and coaxial cable assemblies - Part 1: Generic specification - General requirements and test methods.

2022-03-15

EN 60966-1:1999

EN IEC 61400-1:2019

Wind energy generation systems - Part 1: Design requirements.

2022-03-15

EN 61400-1:2005
EN 61400-1:2005/A1:2010

EN IEC 61968-4:2019

Application integration at electric utilities - System interfaces for distribution management - Part 4: Interfaces for records and asset management.

2022-04-12

EN 61968-4:2007

EN IEC 62271-209:2019

High-voltage switchgear and controlgear - Part 209: Cable connections for gas-insulated metal-enclosed switchgear for rated voltages above 52 kV - Fluid-filled and extruded insulation cables - Fluid-filled and dry-type cable-terminations.

2022-03-15

EN 62271-209:2007

EN IEC 62433-1:2019

EMC IC modelling - Part 1: General modelling framework.

2022-04-12

 

EN IEC 62443-4-2:2019

Security for industrial automation and control systems - Part 4-2: Technical security requirements for IACS components.

2022-04-03

 

EN IEC 62496-4-1:2019

Optical circuit boards - Part 4-1: Interface standards - Terminated waveguide OCB assembly using single-row twelve-channel PMT connectors.

2022-03-12

 

EN IEC 62902:2019

Secondary cells and batteries - Marking symbols for identification of their chemistry.

2022-03-12

 

EN IEC 62909-2:2019

Bi-directional grid-connected power converters - Part 2: Interface of GCPC and distributed energy resources.

2022-04-12

 

EN IEC 62966-1:2019

Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment - Aisle containment for IT cabinets - Part 1: Dimensions and mechanical requirements.

2022-04-12

 

HD 60364-7-709:2009/A12:2019

Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-709: Requirements for special installations or locations - Harbours, marinas and similar locations - Special requirements for shore supply to ships.

2022-02-10

HD 60364-7-709:2009/A12:2019

HD 60364-7-711:2019

Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-711: Requirements for special installations or locations - Exhibitions, shows and stands.

2022-04-12

HD 384.7.711 S1:2003

Reference Title Date of Availability (**) Supersedes

EN 60061-1:1993/A58:2018/AC:2019-04

Lamp caps and holders together with gauges for the control of interchangeability and safety - Part 1: Lamps Caps.

2019-04-26

 

EN 61010-1:2010/A1:2019/AC:2019-04

Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 1: General requirements.

2019-04-26

 

EN 61439-3:2012/AC:2019-04

Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 3: Distribution boards intended to be operated by ordinary persons (DBO).

2019-04-26

 

CLC/TR IEC 62453-41:2019

Field device tool (FDT) interface specification - Part 41: Object model integration profile - Common object model.

2019-04-12

 

CLC/TR IEC 62453-42:2019

Field device tool (FDT) interface specification - Part 42: Object model integration profile - Common Language Infrastructure.

2019-04-12

 

CLC/TR IEC 62453-51-10:2019

Field device tool (FDT) interface specification - Part 51-10: Communication implementation for common object model - IEC 61784 CPF 1.

2019-04-12

 

CLC/TR IEC 62453-62:2019

Field device tool (FDT) interface specification - Part 62: Field device tool (FDT) styleguide for common language infrastructure.

2019-04-12

 

 

US

 

Regulatory proposal notified to WTO

 

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

 

Notification number / Link Date Title

G/TBT/N/USA/1476

29/04/2019

Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs.

 

In this notice, the Occupation Safety and Health Administration proposes to:

 

  • Add new test standards to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards.
  • Delete or replace several test standards from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards.
  • Update the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.

 

China

 

Arrangement for the implementation of Conformity Assessment System on the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic products

 

On May 16th 2019, the Departments of State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MIIT) have recently enacted and issued “the Arrangement for the implementation of Conformity Assessment System on the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic products” (the Implementation Arrangement) which will take effect from November 1st, 2019.

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International

 

Regulatory updates 

 

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

 

Date Country Update

25/03/2019

Taiwan

Amendment and review of Energy Conservation Labeling Program Requirements for Chilled-Warm-Hot Drinking Water Dispensers.

27/03/2019

Peru

Pre-publication of the draft "Supreme Decree approving the Special Regime for Waste Management of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)”.

01/04/2019

Hong Kong

Type acceptance criteria for 5G new radio base station equipment operating in the 24.25 – 28.35 ghz band.

01/04/2019

Hong Kong

Type acceptance criteria for 5G new radio user equipment operating in the 24.25 – 28.35 ghz band.

06/04/2019

Peru

Peruvian Ministry of Mining and Energy published DECRETO SUPREMO Nº 009-2019-EM indicating the new enforcement dates to present Certification of Conformity for all products listed in the RTEEE–Technical Regulation for Energy Efficiency Labeling.

10/04/2019

Thailand

New Standard for WLAN devices.

 

NBTC TS 1035-256X Radiocommunication equipment operating 2.4/5GHz.

13/04/2019

Turkey

Publication of the repeal of energy labeling of vacuum cleaners (SGM-2015/5) published in the Official Gazette dated 14/01/2015 and with number 29236.