Category: Regulation & compliance
Latest on the S in ESG: EU proposes ban on products made with forced labour
Emma Bichet and Selma Abdel Qader
Productwise guides through the European Commission’s new initiative to ban the sales, imports and exports of goods made with forced labour.
New far-reaching ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for mobile phones and tablets – don’t miss your chance to provide feedback
Tracey Bischofberger , Emma Bichet and Selma Abdel Qader
The European Commission published two proposals seeking to introduce new ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for mobile phones and tablets. Feedback can be submitted until 28 September 2022.
Productwise Bitesize: The Construction Products Regulation
Jamie Humphreys and Julia Maskell
Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), which sets out the requirements for construction products in the EU.
UK’s New Pro-Innovation Approach to Regulating AI
Chris Coulter, Jamie Humphreys and Alice Wong
UK publishes policy paper that sets out an ambitious ten-year plan to remain a global AI power
Microplastics, big impact: New EU proposal to restrict microplastics
Selma Abdel-Qader and Emma Bichet
On 30 August 2022, the European Commission published its long-awaited proposal to restrict the placing on the market of microplastics, including where they are added to certain products. The restriction will be adopted under the REACH Regulation, which establishes the EU chemicals framework.
European Commission proposes to up-classify certain beauty equipment falling within EU Medical Devices Regulation
Elizabeth Anne Wright , Emma Bichet and Alexander Wenzel
Read our summary on the proposed up-classification of certain products falling within EU Medical Devices Regulation.
Productwise Bitesize: In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation
Alexander Wenzel and Jessica Koffel
Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation. Since 26 May 2022, this regulation has been applicable to IVDs, and their manufacturers, importers, distributors and online sales at a distance.
UK Government Announces Extension to Key UKCA Grace Periods
The UK government has announced it intends to extend the key UKCA and GB importer labelling grace periods, to assist businesses in complying with the post-brexit requirements for products sold in Great Britain.
The New Blue: EU Updates Key “Blue Guide” to Products Laws
Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger
The hotly-anticipated revision of the European Commission’s Blue Guide has been published. Here’s our take on why this matters to anyone involved in the manufacture, import or sale of products in the EU.
Don’t let this opportunity go to waste – WFD Consultation now open
Read on to learn more about the proposed revision of EU waste legislation.