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Monday, August 6, 2018

Europe/International 

 

Standards Updates

 

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

 

WEEE
Standard Title Date of Availability

CLC/TR 50625-6:2018

Collection, logistics & treatment requirements for WEEE - Part 6: Report on the alignment between Directive 2012/19/EU and EN 50625 series standards and EN 50614

2018-07-13

FCC (Federal Communications Commission)
Standard Title Change

KDB 414788 v01r01

Test Sites for Radiated Emission Measurements

Footnote: 14 revised to allow for the use of ANSI C63.4a-2017 Amendment 1: Test Site Validation

KDB 974614 v05

Accredited Testing Laboratory Program Roles and Responsibilities

Updated Scope table A1 (ANSI C63.26-2015, TIA 603 E, 2016, TIA 102-CAAA-E, 2016, ANSI C63.5-2017); Updated Scope table A1 to add Part 30, 95M, and 95L to Microwave and Millimetre Wave Band Radio Service; Updated to add references to SDoC procedures under FCC 17-93

Machinery
Standard Title Date of Availability

EN IEC 60034-27-1:2018

Rotating electrical machines - Part 27-1: Off-line partial discharge measurements on the stator winding insulation of rotating electrical machines

2018-06-29

EN IEC 60034-27-4:2018

Rotating electrical machines - Part 27-4: Measurement of insulation resistance and polarization index on winding insulation of rotating electrical machines

2018-06-29

Measurement, Control and Laboratory equipment
Standard Title Date of Availability

EN IEC 61010-2-201:2018

Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use - Part 2-201: Particular requirements for control equipment

2018-06-22

 

 

Europe

 

Proposal of Ecodesign for servers and data storage products

On 5th July 2018, the European Commission notified to World Trade Organization (WTO) their Draft Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for servers and data storage products and amending Commission Regulation (EU) No 617/2013 (and its accompanying Annexes).

Click here for getting the notification through the European Commission website with reference G/TBT/N/EU/581.


 

 

Europe

 

Update of harmonised standards

 

On 13th July 2018, the European Commission published the titles and references of harmonised standards under Union harmonisation legislation of EMC and RED Directives:

 

Reference title Directive

2018/C 246/01

Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (Publication of titles and references of harmonised standards under Union harmonisation legislation)

Directive 2014/30/EU (EMC)

2018/C 246/02

Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Directive 1999/5/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity and Directive 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the harmonisation of the laws of the member states relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment and repealing Directive 1999/5/EC
(publication of titles and references of harmonised standards under union harmonisation legislation)

Directive 2014/53/EU (RED)

 

 

Europe

 

New Draft Amendments for RoHS

 

The European Commission has recently notified the following draft amendments to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS) as below:

 

Reference Title

G/TBT/N/EU/579

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 lead in bearings and bushes applied in certain non-road professional use equipment (and its accompanying annex)

G/TBT/N/EU/580

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 lead as activator in the fluorescent powder of discharge lamps containing phosphors (and its accompanying annex)

 

 

 

France

 

Update of rules on energy labelling

On 14th June, the French authorities published the Decree No. 2018-479 of June 12, 2018 on Energy Labelling.

This decree is directed towards suppliers and resellers of energy related products.

The decree specifies that the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 regarding energy labelling constitute implementing measures for provisions of Article L. 412-1 of the French Consumer Code to allow control.

Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 replaces Directive 2010/30 / EU; it has essentially the same scope, but changes certain provisions to clarify and update their content, given the technological progress made in recent years in the energy efficiency of products. It includes the introduction of new energy labels and the creation of a database on products.

Click here for getting the official publication in the Legifrance website (in French).

 

 

UK

 

Proposal UK interface requirements

 

On 5th July 2018, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy notified to European Commission the following drafts on UK Interface Requirement.

 

Notification number title

2018/315/UK

IR 2078 – UK Interface Requirement 2078 Fixed Wireless Systems in the frequency band 57.1– 70.875 GHz

2018/316/UK

IR 2030 – UK Interface Requirement 2030.7.2 & 2030.7.4 License exempt Wideband Data Transmission Systems in the 57 - 71 GHz band

 

 

Germany

 

Replace SSB SF 001 for radio equipment

On 4th July 2018, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy notified to the European Commission the draft  SSB SF 006 - Interface specification for commercially available amateur radio equipment operating in the frequency band up to 275 GHz (terrestrial); April 2018 edition.

This interface specification replaces SSB SF 001 (February 2017 edition) for amateur radio equipment operating in the frequency band up to 275 GHz (terrestrial).

Click here to getting the publication with reference 2018/313/D in the European Commission website.

 

 

Iceland

 

New amendment for E & E equipment

 

On 16th May 2018, the Icelandic authorities published the amendment of Regulation no. 630/2014 on restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

 

 

Mexico

 

New safety requirements for lighting for indoor and outdoor use

On 18th June , the Mexican Ministry of the Economy notified to World Trade Organization their Draft Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-064-SCFI-2017: Electrical products - Lighting for indoor and outdoor use - Safety requirements and test methods.

The aim of this draft is to establish the standards that apply to electric lighting for indoor and outdoor use, or for signaling or emergency purposes in Mexico.

Click here for getting the notification through the European Commission website with reference G/TBT/N/MEX/417.

 

 

Chile

 

Safety certification procedure for electric hot and cold water dispensers

 

On 27th June 2018, the Electricity and Fuel Board, SEC (Superintendencia de Electricidad y Combustibles) notified to World Trade Organization PE No. 1/32 2018: Draft safety analysis and/or test protocol for electrical products (PE N° 1/32 2018, Proyecto de Protocolo de Análisis y/o Ensayos de Seguridad de Producto Eléctrico).

The aim of this draft is to establish the safety certification procedure for electric hot and cold water for household and office use.

Click here for getting the notification through the European Commission Website.