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- ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU
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- EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
- EN 60601-1
- General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC
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- Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
- Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
- Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC
- PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425
- Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU
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- R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC
- Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU
- RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU
- UL 60335-1
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- F2 Labs customer receives US FDA approval for a device used in the battle against COVID-19
- RoHS 2011/65/EU and (EU)2015/863 – What is the difference?
- NOTICE: We are offering PRO-BONO services – Can we help you?
- My product recharges or powers from a USB cable, do I need to comply with the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU?
- RoHS 2011/65/EU + (EU)2015/863 and EU custom’s enforcement the week ending February 28, 2020
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Author Archives: Peter Jolles
Now that we have been under the ‘new’ EU RoHS for a few months I thought it would be a good time to write a brief article to cover some of the most commonly asked questions. What changed? RoHS 2011/65/EU … Continue reading
This is an often-asked question, “Do I need to translate the manual for the EU and what do I need to translate?” The answer is everything that is needed top assemble, safely operate, maintain, and eventually dispose of the equipment … Continue reading
Frequently at F2 Labs we get very deep into various topics regarding CE marking and other compliance requirements. I can only imagine the sinking feeling that a manufacturer must feel when seeing this on a request for bid: CE marking … Continue reading
Manufacturers contact F2 Labs from around the world to ask for assistance with EU regulations. While F2 Labs primarily focuses on electro-mechanical devices, including medical devices, we have also assisted many people with an understanding of what is legally required. … Continue reading
Ronin Revolution Corporation earns EC type-examination Certification for Ronin Lift from Notified Body.
Ronin Revolution Corporation worked with F2 Labs to evaluate and test the Ronin Lift for compliance with the relevant CE marking Directives required to sell their product in Europe. The Ronin Left is a personal ascender used to lift people … Continue reading
The sales department at F2 Labs fields phone calls from primarily US manufacturers. We have heard every scenario imaginable as pertains CE marking, from, “What is CE marking? We are about to disassemble and crate our machine and noticed that CE … Continue reading
Building a machine for the EU? Here is some wiring guidance from one of our senior safety engineers.
We help manufacturers every day with the task of CE marking their equipment for shipment to the EU. Very often we are asked questions by our customer’s engineering staff and one of the most common questions pertains to wire colors. … Continue reading
RoHS 2011/65/EU presently requires compliance for electrical and electronic equipment to these six substances indicated in Annex II: We note that RoHS 2011/65/EU was amended by Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2015/863 in March of 2015. The new restrictions are highlighted … Continue reading
EN 62368-1:2014 will replace two main EN standards on December 20, 2020. A year or two years ago this seemed a long way off. Now it is right around the corner. To begin with, we want to take a look … Continue reading
Some pretty drastic changes to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC were published on the European Commission’s Machinery Directive page on March 18, 2019. Most noticeably, prior to March 18, all of the harmonized standards attached to the Machinery Directive and published … Continue reading