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Standards and Directives

Links to the European CE marking Standards and Directives.

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Directive Information; EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
OJ Listing of Harmonised European Standards; EMC Standards List
CE Marking information and advice on the implementation of EU product Directives; Blue Guide
Commission Guide to the EMC Directive; EMC Guide

Radio Equipment Directive (RED)

Directive Information; Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU*
OJ Listing of Harmonised European Standards; RED Standards List
Guide to the Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU; RED Guide  
FAQs - Radio Equipment Directive (RED)
Ofcom - UK Frequency Allocation Table
Ofcom Licence Exempt Short Range Devices - IR 2030 – UK Interface Requirements 2030
ECO - ECO Frequency Information System (EFIS) 
ECO - Short Range Device Regulations


*The Radio Equipment Directive (RED) will be the only route to compliance of radio products from 13 June 2017. The transitional period, allowing use of the old R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC, ends on 12 June 2017. Any products put on the market after this date must comply with the Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU.

Electrical Safety (LVD)

Directive Information; Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU
OJ Listing of Harmonised European Standards; LVD Standards List

Energy Related Products (ERP)

Directive Information; Energy Related Products (ErP) Directive 2009/125/EC
OJ Listing of Harmonised European Standards; Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Standards List

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

Directive Information; EMF Directive 2013/35/EU


Directive Information; Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
OJ Listing of Harmonised European Standards; Machinery Standards List

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Other harmonised standards published in the official journal can be viewed on Europa's website.

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