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Eurofins | Newsflash - November 2018 | PPE, ATEX, Constructions products, Machinery

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Europe

 

Update of references of European Assessment Documents for construction productss

 

Date

Reference

Title

12.10.2018

2018/C 370/05

Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC
(Publication of references of European Assessment Documents in accordance with Article 22 of Regulation (EU) No 305/2011)

 

 

Germany

 

Products and materials in contact with Drinking water

Products and materials in contact with Drinking water

 

On 24th September 2018, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy notified to the European Commission two draft documents related to materials and products in contact with drinking water.

 

Reference

Title

2018/479/D

Recommendation for the conformity certification of products’ suitability for use with drinking water
The present recommendation for the conformity certification serves as the national preparation for the European harmonisation that is being pursued and, together with the applicable basis for assessment, aims to establish robust, unified procedures for the inspection and certification of products’ suitability for use with drinking water

2018/480/D

Basis for assessment of plastics and other organic materials in contact with drinking water (KTW-BWGL)

 

 

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(*)Date of withdrawal: latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn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

Personal Protective Equipment

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN 1149-5:2018

Protective clothing - Electrostatic properties - Part 5: Material performance and design requirements

2019-03-31

EN 1149-5:2008

 

Machinery

Reference

Title

Date of Withdrawal (*)

Supersedes

EN 60204-1:2018

Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 1: General requirements

2021-09-14

EN 60204-1:2006
EN 60204-1:2006/A1:2009
EN 60204-1:2006/corrigendum Feb. 2010

EN 16770:2018

Safety of woodworking machines - Chip and dust extraction systems for indoor installation - Safety requirements

2019-03-31

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EN 12012-1:2018

Plastics and rubber machines - Size reduction machines - Part 1: Safety requirements for blade granulators and shredders

2019-03-31

EN 12012-3:2001+A1:2008
EN 12012-1:2007+A1:2008

 

ATEX

Reference

Title

Date of
availability (**)

EN 60079-1:2014/ AC:2018-09

Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"

2018-09-07 

EN 60079-18:2015/ AC:2018-09

Explosive atmospheres - Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation "m"

2018-09-07