After the recent withdrawal of Regulation 665/2013, vacuum cleaners may no longer have energy labelling in the EU, and the label must be removed from devices currently on sale, both in stores and on the internet.
Manufacturers are currently facing tough Brexit decisions. Some of our customers are now moving functions from the UK to offices elsewhere in the EU to ensure continued market access should there be a no-deal Brexit on 29 March.
The EU Energy Label system for household appliances, televisions and lightbulbs has been through a major makeover with changes starting 1 January, 2019. All suppliers placing products with mandatory energy labelling must register the products in the new EU database.
Even though the US Government shutdown continues, the system allowing Nemko and other TCB’s to grant certificates is now available. FCC staff are still furloughed meaning that no enquiries or other activities such as Pre-Approval Guidance testing requiring FCC personnel are possible at this...