The radio equipment directive came into force on the 13th of June this year with a transition period finishing on the 13th of June 2017. The problem is that many of the relevant harmonised standards which manufacturers may use to prove compliance with the directive and self certify their products will not be ready by
The EMC (Electro-Magnetic Compatibility) Directive 2004/108/EC is one of a number of CE Marking Directives that have been recast to bring them into line with EU Decision No. 768/2008/EU New Legislative Framework (NLF) introduced in 2008. The recast Electromagnetic Conformity (EMC) 2014/30/EU directive came into force on the 18th April 2014. The old directive 2004/108/EC was repealed on the
Just before Christmas the problems with hoverboards hit the headlines. CEM International as a notified body for the Toy Directive, Low Voltage Directive (LVD), Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC), and Machinery Directive were perfectly placed to be able to determine the cause of the problems. Centre Testing International, our test lab had it been used would
The UK government may be in tatters, our prime minister has resigned, Mr Corbyn has lost 20 of his 31 strong shadow cabinet and to rub salt in there have been calls for his resignation, Despite the upheaval within UK government it is very much business as usual at CEM. The UK is to remain part of
Draft guidance document on the Low Voltage Directive transition from 2006/95/EC to 2014/35/EU Please click here to download.
Notification Reference: A12/1617/15 Risk level Serious risk Product user Consumer Notifying country United Kingdom Product category Hobby/sports equipment Product Self-balancing scooter Brand Misuta Name Misuta Sport Type/number of model Scooter: Misuta GT. Charger: HK-42-2000. Batch number/Barcode Unknown OECD Portal Category 71000000 – Sports Equipment Description Self-balancing, two-wheel scooter (“hoverboard”) supplied with a charger and a mains supply cord with a three-pin plug. Packaged in a cardboard box. Country of origin China Counterfeit Risk type Fire / Electric shock Risk description The battery charger has no cut-off switch on the charging circuit which means that the battery could overheat when it is fully charged and potentially cause a fire. Live parts of the output connector are accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60950, EN 62133 and EN 60320. Measures adopted by notifying country Compulsory measures: Destruction of the product Products were found and measures were taken also in Images