October Regulatory update

Oct 01, 2023
Regulatory review
UK: New amendments to designated standards (ATEX and Lifts)
Spain: Public consultation on the adaptation to Regulation (EU) 2023/1542 on Batteries and Waste Batteries
EU: Amendment of Annex VII of REACH regulation addresing microplastics published
Electrical Safety
Argentina: Essential safety requirements for low voltage electrical equipment amended
India: Proposals on electrical products with ISI Safety Mark published
India: Postponement of QR Code implementation for refrigerator manufacturers published
Saudi Arabia: SASO communication on type of gases used in refrigeration and air conditioning devices issued
South Africa: Several standards act notices published
Vietnam: Procedures for issuing certificates of technical safety of loading and unloading equipment, boilers and pressure equipment amended
Energy Efficiency
Central America: COMIECO Technical Regulation on energy efficiency of freezers and refrigerators
EU: Ecodesign requirements for smartphones, mobile phones other than smartphones, cordless phones and Slate Tablets Regulation (EU) 2023/1670 approved
Panama: DEKRA recognized by the Panama Accreditation Body, CNA, as a certification body for product certification
Vietnam: Upcoming mandatory application of energy efficiency standard TCVN 7830:2021 for air conditioners
EU: New Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence proposed
UK: Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (Security Requirements for Relevant Connectable Products) Regulations 2023 approved
Australia: Radiocommunications (Labelling) Determination published
Brazil: Amendment of technical requirements and test procedures for conformity assessment of mobile phone chargers published
Vietnam: Application of Extreme Testing Conditions under Circular No. 04/2023/TT-BTTTT on ICT temporarily suspended
Other news
GCC: Transition to G Mark E-Certificate Service