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(*) Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

 

AV & IT
Standard Title Date of Withdrawal
EN 62080: 2009/A2: 2015 Sound signalling devices for household and similar purposes 2018-05-22
EN 62087-6:2015 Audio, video and related equipment - Determination of power consumption - Part 6: Audio equipment 2018-07-10

 

Lighting
Standard Title Date of Withdrawal
EN 62776: 2015 Double-capped LED lamps designed to retrofit linear fluorescent lamps - Safety specifications 2018-01-15
EN 61347-1: 2015 Lamp controlgear - Part 1: General and safety requirements 2018-03-26
EN 60968: 2015 Self-ballasted fluorescent lamps for general lighting services - Safety requirements 2018-03-30
Self-ballasted LED-lamps for general lighting services by voltage > 50 V - Safety specifications 2018-05-04
EN 60598-2-5: 2015 Luminaires - Part 2-5: Particular requirements - Floodlights 2018-09-10
EN 62722-1: 2016 Luminaire performance - Part 1: General requirements 2018-11-09
EN 62838: 2016 LEDsi lamps for general lighting services with supply voltages not exceeding 50 V a.c. r.m.s. or 120 V ripple free d.c. - Safety specifications 2018-11-11
Standard Title Date of Availability
EN 60598-2-4:2018 Luminaires - Part 2: Particular requirements - Section 4: Portable general purpose luminaires 2018-03-30
EN IEC 60598-2-17:2018 Luminaires - Part 2-17: Particular requirements - Luminaires for stage lighting, television and film studios (outdoor and indoor) 2018-03-23
Standard Title Publication Date
IEC 62031:2018 LED modules for general lighting - Safety specifications 2018-03-08

 

Household
Standard Title Date of Withdrawal
EN 60335-2-3: 2016 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-3: Particular requirements for electric irons 2018-10-05
EN 60335-2-6: 2015 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-6: Particular requirements for stationary cooking ranges, hobs, ovens and similar appliances 2018-02-09
EN 60335-2-8: 2015 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances 2018-07-20
EN 60335-2-8: 2015 + A1: 2016 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-8: Particular requirements for shavers, hair clippers and similar appliances 2018-12-28
EN 60335-2-14:2006/A11: 2012 14
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-14: Particular requirements for kitchen machines
2018-12-14
EN 60335-2-14:2006/A12: 2016 14
Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-14: Particular requirements for kitchen machines
2018-12-14
EN 60335-2-15: 2016 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-15: Particular requirements for appliances for heating liquids 2018-10-12
EN 60335-2-23:2003/A12: 2016 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-23: Particular requirements for appliances for skin or hair care 2018-12-07
EN 60335-2-25:2012/A2: 2016 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-25: Particular requirements for microwave ovens, including combination microwave ovens 2018-12-28
EN 60335-2-35: 2016 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-35: Particular requirements for instantaneous water heaters 2018-10-12
EN 60335-2-54:2008/ Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-54: Particular requirements for surface-cleaning appliances for household use employing liquids or steam 2018-09-09
EN 60335-2-80: 2015 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-80: Particular requirements for fans 2018-05-21
Standard Title Publication Date
IEC 60335-2-24:2010/ AMD2:2017/ISH1:2018 Interpretation sheet 1 - Amendment 2 - Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2-24: Particular requirements for refrigerating appliances, ice-cream appliances and ice makers 2018-03-28

 

Medical Devices
Standard Title Publication Date
IEC 80601-2-30:2018 Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-30: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of automated non-invasive sphygmomanometers 2018-03-22

 

Europe

New draft amendments for RoHS


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

Reference Title
C(2018)1079 COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… 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 certain electrical and electronic components containing lead in glass or ceramic
C(2018)1080 COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… 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 solders for the soldering to machine through hole discoidal and planar array ceramic multilayer capacitors
C(2018)1081 COMMISSION DELEGATED DIRECTIVE (EU) .../… 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 cermet-based trimmer potentiometer elements

 

Europe

The harmonisation of radio spectrum for use by short range

On 16th April 2018, the European Commission notified to World Trade Organization the “Draft Commission Implementing Decision on the harmonisation of radio spectrum for use by short range devices within the 874-876 and 915-921 MHz frequency bands (and its accompanying annex)” (with reference G/TBT/N/EU/567)

Click
here for getting the European Commission publication in their website.

 

Canada

Regulatory updates


Below a summary table with some recent updates and drafts notified by Canada to the World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive):
 

Reference Date Title
G/TBT/N/CAN/546 2018 April 04 Notice No. SMSE-005-18 – Decisions on New Requirements for Wireless Device Testing Laboratories
G/TBT/N/CAN/549 2018 April 16 Notice No. SMSE-004-18 – Release of RSS-140, Issue 1, and SRSP-540, Issue 1

Radio Standards Specification (RSS)-140, Issue 1, Equipment Operating in the Public Safety Broadband Frequency Bands 758-768 MHz and 788-798 MHz which sets out certification requirements for equipment operating in the public safety broadband frequency bands 758-768 MHz and 788-798 MHz

 

Korea

Regulatory updates

Below a summary table with some recent updates and drafts notified by Korea to the World Trade Organization (non-exhaustive):
 

Reference Date Title
G/TBT/N/KOR/754 2018 April 05 Draft amendment of Technical Regulation for Electromagnetic Compatibility
G/TBT/N/KOR/753 2018 March 27 Technical Requirements for the Telecommunication Terminal Equipment

 

Mexico

New standard for energy efficiency of lamps

On 9th March 2018 the Mexican Authorities published the Official Mexican Standard NOM-028-ENER-2017, “Energy efficiency of lamps for general use. Limits and testing methods

It applies to lamps of general use intended for lighting residential, commercial, services, industrial and public lighting, such as: incandescent, incandescent with halogen, linear fluorescent, discharge in high intensity and mixed light; that are imported, manufactured, and/or sold within the national territory.

Click here for getting the official publication in the “Diario Oficial de la Federación”(In Spanish)