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How to comply with EU vacuum cleaner regulation

The European Union has introduced labelling requirements and power restrictions on vacuum cleaners, starting on September 1st, 2014. The new regulation affects the maximum electrical ... Continue Reading

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WEEE regulation for importers and manufacturers in China

The WEEE regulation is represented by the black and white crossed bin which means that the product should subject to a separate collection at the ... Continue Reading

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IEC 61140 – Safety Classes Description

The Quality Control Blog recently discussed the safety classes of IEC 61140. The last article showed why it matters and how to ensure compliance. Three safety ... Continue Reading

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Safety Class Inspection, IEC 61140

IEC 61140: 2010 defines electronic and electrical product safety classes. Product inspections ensure that our suppliers use the right cables and sufficient insulation as agreed in ... Continue Reading

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Toy Safety Directive EU : July 2013

On July 21st, 2013, the second part of the Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC will replace the 20-year-old 88/378EEC Directive. Limits and restrictions for new chemical ... Continue Reading

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Environmental Audits in Asia

There are a wide variety of activities that make up ‘environmental auditing.’ An environmental audit is a term that is used to describe evaluations intended ... Continue Reading

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RoHS 2 Regulations in 2013

RoHS 2 regulations have been very important for the past 6 years since they were introduced in 2006. (Check out our past article about why ... Continue Reading