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Expert analysis of electronics-related legislation and compliance requirements, such as RoHS, REACH and WEEE, from industry expert Gary Nevison of Farnell.

Latest Electronic Tech News & Reviews About CE Mark

30 second guide to RoHS2

Directive 2011/65/EU was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 1 July 2011 and became law on 22 July 2011. All 27 Member States must bring into effect by 2 January 2013 The Directive will apply to all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) but split…

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RoHS Recast CE - important to note

As we continue to report, the RoHS Recast Directive 2011/65/EU requires a Declaration of Conformity, and a CE mark to be affixed on the products for all finished products in scope of the RoHS Recast and placed on the market after 2 January 2013. The CE mark on…

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CE Marking - impact of the RoHS Recast

Without doubt a hot topic at present is the CE Mark implications of the RoHS Directive. Follow the link to a summary: CE Mark / RoHS Directive Decoder…

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CE obligations and when they kick in

Very popular question at the minute around when the CE Mark obligations included in the RoHS Recast will kick in, especially as some Member States are expected to transpose into national law sooner than the specified 18 months. According to the “UK Enforcers” 2/1/2013 is a common date…

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CE marking and cable

One of the most frequently asked questions at present is around cable and whether or not CE marking / a declaration will be required under the RoHS Recast Directive. As it stands this remains unclear and we await further guidance from the EC. Directive Decoder…

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RoHS CE mark - more questions than answers?

The RoHS recast Directive 2011/65/EU that became law on 21 July, with an entry into force date of 2 January 2013, says that CE marking is required for “finished electrical and electronic equipment-EEE” although it does not define EEE…

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