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Eurofins | Newsflash - February 2019 | Construction Products, Machinery and PPE

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Europe - Construction Products

 

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(*) Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn.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

 

Construction Products

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN 16475-3:2016+A1:2018

Chimneys - Accessories - Part 3: Draught regulators, standstill opening devices and combined secondary air devices - Requirements and test methods

2018-12-19

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Reference

Title

Date of Availability (**)

Supersedes

CEN/TS 17197:2018 +AC:2018

Construction products: Assessment of release of dangerous substances - Analysis of inorganic substances in digests and eluates - Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES)

2018-12-19

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CEN/TS 17200:2018 +AC:2018

Construction products: Assessment of release of dangerous substances - Analysis of inorganic substances in digests and eluates - Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

2018-12-19

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CEN/TS 17201:2018 +AC:2018

Construction products: Assessment of release of dangerous substances - Content of inorganic substances - Methods for analysis of aqua regia digests

2018-12-19

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Finland – Construction Products

 

Draft texts notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO)

 

The following draft documents have been recently notified to World Trade Organization (WTO) by the European Commission:

 

Reference

Date

Title

G/TBT/N/FIN/55

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on essential technical requirements for the mechanical connectors of copper pipes intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/639/FIN (4 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/56

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type-approval of the mechanical connectors of copper pipes intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/640/FIN (7 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/57

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on essential technical requirements for brass and copper pipe fittings intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/641/FIN (4 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/58

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type-approval of brass and copper pipe fittings intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/642/FIN (6 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/59

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for water seals intended for waste water equipment of buildings, 2018/612/FIN (4 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/60

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on type approval of water seals intended for the waste water equipment of buildings, 2018/613/FIN (6 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/61

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on essential technical requirements for the connectors of PEX pipes intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/643/FIN (3 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/62

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type-approval of the connectors of PEX pipes intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/644/FIN (8 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/63

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for shut-off valves for water installations of buildings, 2018/645/FIN (4 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/64

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type approval of shut-off valves for water installations of buildings, 2018/646/FIN (9 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/65

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for check valves for water installations of buildings, 2018/647/FIN (3 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/66

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type approval of check valves for water installations of buildings, 2018/648/FIN (8 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/67

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on essential technical requirements for copper pipes intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/575/FIN (4 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/68

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on type approval of copper pipes intended for the water supply systems of buildings, 2018/576/FIN (6 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/69

11/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for water fittings for water installations of buildings, 2018/649/FIN (5 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/70

14/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type approval of water fittings for water installations of buildings, 2018/650/FIN (10 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/71

21/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for floor drains intended for waste water installations of buildings, 2018/651/FIN (5 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/72

14/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type approval of floor drains intended for waste water installations of buildings, 2018/652/FIN (8 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/73

14/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for polypropylene drainage pipes and pipe fittings intended for waste water installations of buildings, 2018/657/FIN (6 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/74

14/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type approval of polypropylene drainage pipes and pipe fittings intended for wastewater installations of buildings, 2018/658/FIN (9 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/75

14/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the essential technical requirements for multilayer pipes and couplings intended for water supply installations of buildings, 2018/659/FIN (5 page(s), in Finnish).

G/TBT/N/FIN/76

14/01/2019

Ministry of the Environment Decree on the type approval of multilayer pipes and couplings intended for water supply installations of buildings, 2018/660/FIN (11 page(s), in Finnish).

 

Europe - Machinery

 

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.

 

Machinery

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN ISO 19296:2018

Mining - Mobile machines working underground - Machine safety (ISO 19296:2018)

2020-12-31

EN 1889-1:2011

EN ISO 28927-4:2010  /A1:2018

Hand-held portable power tools - Test methods for evaluation of vibration emission - Part 4: Straight grinders - Amendment 1: Cupped wire brushes (ISO 28927-4:2010/Amd 1:2017)

2019-06-30

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Europe – Personal Protective Equipment

 

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.

 

Personal Protective Equipment

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN 388:2016+A1:2018

Protective gloves against mechanical risks

2019-06-30

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EN 148-1:2018

Respiratory protective devices - Threads for facepieces - Part 1: Standard thread connection

2019-06-30

EN 148-1:1999