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New 62368-1 Hazard Based Standard will Replace ITE 60950 & A/V 60065 on December 20, 2020

by G&M Compliance (June 20, 2018)

Information Technology and Audio/Video equipment manufacturers will need to prepare for this important transition.  Products affected: Computing & networking products:  servers, PCs, routers, power supplies, notebook & laptop computers, etc. Consumer electronics:  amplifiers, home theater systems, digital cameras and music players, etc. Displays:  monitors, TVs and digital projectors, etc. Telecommunication products:  network infrastructure equipment, phones […]


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EN 60950-1, Amendment 2 – Deadline Approaching Quickly

by G&M Compliance (June 3, 2016)

If you are shipping Information Technology Equipment to Europe, it must comply with the new Amendment 2 (A2) version of the standard (EN 60950-1) effective July 2, 2016. In general, the technical differences most likely to have an effect on equipment are: 1. MOVs (VDRs) must comply with new requirements (many MOVs already comply with […]


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Radio Equipment Directive (RED, AKA R&TTE) Requires Safety Testing of Low Voltage (DC) Products

by G&M Compliance (March 4, 2016)

Wireless products marketed in Europe must comply with the RED or R&TTE Directive. These directives not only mandate testing of the electromagnetic properties of a device, but also the safety requirements covered under the Low Voltage Directive (LVD). Article 3(1a) of the RED states: Radio equipment shall be constructed so as to ensure: (a) the […]


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RED Replacing R&TTE Directive for Wireless Products in Europe

by G&M Compliance (February 22, 2016)

The European Commission announced an important new interpretation about the transition period from the R&TTED to the RED. During the transition period to the new RED (June 13, 2016 to June 13, 2017), manufacturers can introduce new products using either the R&TTE Directive or the new RED Directive. The Radio Equipment Directive (RED) of the […]


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European CE Mark Update: EN55032 Replacing EN55022 and Others for ITE (Information Technology) and Audio/Video Equipment

by G&M Compliance (September 3, 2014)

Due to the convergence of technologies, the EMC standards for Audio/Video Equipment and Broadcast Receivers (and associated equipment) are being merged with Information Technology Equipment into a single EMC standard. Emissions: EN55032 (CISPR32) For emissions, EN55032 replaces EN55022 (IT equipment), EN55013 (broadcast receivers and associated equipment) and EN55103 (audio & studio equipment). EN55032 was approved […]


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New EMC Directive Published

by G&M Compliance (June 3, 2014)

From CKC Laboratories, Inc. Broadband Newsletter dated May 2014 In February of this year, the European Union published a new version of the law known as the EMC Directive. The new Directive 2014/30/EU will replace the previous version, 2004/108/EC. Highlights of new legislation include: Expansion of EMC requirements to used equipment, being imported from outside […]


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New EU Standard: EN61326-1 2013 For Control, Measurement and Laboratory Equipment

by G&M Compliance (June 3, 2014)

From CKC Laboratories, Inc. Broadband Newsletter dated May 2014 The latest version of EN61326-1 was published in July of 2013 and will become the only active version of EN61326-1 in August of 2015. As with previous versions, EN61326-1:2013 contains EMC requirements which apply to electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use. The scope also […]


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New Amendment 1 to EN 60601:2006 has been published by CELELEC

by G&M Compliance (November 5, 2013)

The new CENELEC Amendment 1 to EN60601:2006 (3rd edition) includes all elements from the IEC Amendment 1 from 2012 and additional extra material has been published. Medical Device Manufactures will find increased detail in the new Amendment. The relationship between this European Standard and the Essential Requirements of EU Directive 93/42/EEC on Medical Devices contains […]


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EN 60950-1 Updates for Information Technology Equipment Manufacturers

by G&M Compliance (August 16, 2013)

Effective January 24, 2013, the European Union will require products placed on the market to comply with EN 60950-1:2006/ A11:2009/ A12:2011 and effective March 1, 2013, A1:2010 will also be required. In addition, for UL/CUL certification, effective March 1, 2013, UL will certify new products and products with significant changes, to CSA/UL 60950-1 Second Edition, […]


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EN 61010-1 3rd Edition Compliance Required in EU by October 2013

by G&M Compliance (July 16, 2013)

CENELEC/IEC 61010-1 is moving to Third Edition. 61010-1 is the internationally harmonized safety standard for laboratory, process control, and test & measurement equipment. Products sold into the EU must comply with the 3rd edition of EN 61010-1 by October 2013. EN 61010-1: 2001 will no longer be able to give the presumption of conformity to […]


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