Europe

CE Marking Directives Recast to Align with New Legislative Framework

On March 29, 2014, the European Commission published the recasts of eight CE marking directives. These directives have new reference numbers and are aligned with the rules and responsibilities for CE marking that were published earlier in Decision 768/2008/EU.  Here are three that changed: EMC Directive is now 2014/30/EU (previously 2004/108/EC) Low Voltage Directive (LVD)... Read More

EN55032 Replacing EN55022 and Others for CE Marking of Multimedia Equipment

Do you supply IT or multimedia (MME) equipment into Europe? To comply with EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, new harmonized emission and immunity standards are being added to the EU’s Official Journal (OJ), making them available for demonstrating conformity with the essential requirements of the directive. Note: Due to the convergence of technologies, the EMC standards for... Read More

Proposed Changes to R&TTE Directive for Radio Equipment Include New Name & Requirements

The Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Compliance Association (R&TTE CA) met in December in Malaga, Spain to discuss proposed revisions to the R&TTE Directive, which is being renamed the Radio Equipment (RE) Directive. At the meeting, MET Laboratories was approved as a R&TTE Compliance Association member.  (This is unrelated to R&TTE Notified Body status –... Read More