360Compliace Blog

Your knowledge database for EMC, Wireless, Product  Safety, Sustainability & Global Market Access updates and requirements.

Europe posts and updates

Filter by:

The UK RoHS adopts UKCA instead of CE mark

February 17, 2022

RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) regulation aims at restricting the use of hazardous substances contained in electrical and electronic equipment for better protection of the environment and human health. Furthermore, it encourages recycling these hazardous materials or their substitution with safer alternatives . Europe RoHS scope covers most household, professional, medical devices, tools, monitoring instruments […]


Europe deadline to meet new UKCA legislation

December 08, 2021

Starting from January 1, 2021, the UK is no longer a part of the EU. The meaning of that is that the UK introduced new national rules for market access. However, the UK essential requirements and the conformity assessment procedures as well as standards in most cases are the same as for the EU conformity […]


CE-RED: EN 300328 V.2.2.2 – 2.4GHz new standard requirements

September 13, 2021

        If version EN300328 V2.1.1 is to be updated to version EN300328 V2.2.2,the test items to be retested are TX SE and Receiver Blocking.   Transmitter unwanted emissions in the spurious domain (TX SE)The limit corresponding to the test frequency changes. If the test data of the original case can also meet […]


EU REACH: Candidate list contains 211 SVHCs now

July 20, 2021

As from 5 January 2021, Companies supplying articles containing substances of very high concern on the Candidate List, have to submit information on these articles to ECHA. The Candidate List of substances of very high concern now contains 211 chemicals that may harm people or the environment. Substances added to the Candidate List on 19 […]


ECHA Proposes to Add Seven Substances to the Authorisation List

June 24, 2021

ECHA recommends for the European Commission to add seven substances to the Authorisation List- D4, D5, D6, Terphenyl, DCHP, Disodium octaborate and Benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid 1,2-anhydride. Once on the list, companies will need to apply for authorisation to continue using them. Under the REACH (SVHC) Regulation, once substances are listed in the Authorization List, applications for […]


The Updated eCall specification ETSI TS 103 428 version 1.2.2 released

May 27, 2021

The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) released version 1.2.2 of eCall test specification ETSI TS 103 428. This test specification defines eCall interoperability tests for the High Level Application Protocol (HLAP). The new version 1.2.2 of ETSI TS 103 428 was released in April 2021. The main updates (compared to version 1.1.1) are: -Renaming of the test scenarios (Mandatory […]


Consumer Products will be tested under REACH and (POPs) Regulatory Compliance

May 26, 2021

Recently, ECHA Enforcement Forum agreed that its major enforcement project planned for 2022 and will focus on integrated controls of consumer products. The Forum agreed that inspectors will be able to check whether products comply with many different restrictions for hazardous substances under REACH and POPs. Specific types of material such as rubber, plastic or […]


CE-RED – The transition period for the updated ETSI 300 328 V2.2.2 closes on the 6th August 2021!

May 05, 2021

CE – RED Directive – Wideband transmission systems 2400 MHz to 2 483.5 MHz- Starting August 6, 2021, only EN 300 328 Version 2.2.2 will provide a presumption of conformity with the Radio Equipment Directive. Starting August 6, 2021, only EN 300 328 Version 2.2.2 (2019-07) will provide a presumption of conformity with the Radio […]


EU Commission Updates Harmonized EMC Standards

May 04, 2021

The Commission of the European Union has taken steps to change the versions of certain harmonized standards used to evaluate the electromagnetic compatibility of certain devices and equipment. In an Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/455 issued in mid-March, the Commission moved to replace the 2010 edition of EN 55024, Electromagnetic compatibility – Product family standard for audio, […]


Brexit updates – UKNI marking

May 04, 2021

The Northern Ireland Protocol comes into force from 1 January 2021. For as long as it is in force, Northern Ireland will align with all relevant EU rules relating to the placing on the market of manufactured goods. Please note your products meet those rules by using conformity markings.  UKNI marking is new conformity marking […]