One Charger to Rule them All! European Commission, Council and Parliament Reach Agreement on Common Chargers Proposal
The European Commission and Parliament have reached an agreement on the proposal to introduce a common USB-C charger for many electrical products in the EU. Productwise brings you what we know so far.
UK publishes new report on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on product safety and liability.
CE marking refers to the obligation on manufacturers to affix the letters “CE” to certain products traded in the European Economic Area (EEA). It serves as a declaration that the product is in conformity with applicable rules and meets certain health, safety and environmental requirements.
The EU adopted its new “circular economy” package on 30 March, 2022. The legislative package will have a big impact on many businesses and other product stakeholders.
This article summarises the key proposals in the EU’s Circular Economy Package I, looks at similar initiatives in the UK and provides some practical advice for businesses seeking to understand the potential effects of these initiatives.
On the 25 April 2022, the European Commission published a “Restrictions Roadmap” as part of the EU’s Chemicals Strategy. – read our summary here!
The public consultation on improving the EU’s Directive on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“RoHS”) opened on 10 March 2022. It will be ongoing until 2 June 2022. Here’s our take on what’s on the horizon for the RoHS regime, and how it can impact business, particularly those active in the electronics products space.