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Top 12 Facts about CE Marking of Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Earlier this year, the European Commission released the latest references for the harmonized standards used to demonstrate conformity with the EU EMC Directive 2004/108/EC and the new R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC requirements started on January 1, 2015.  (R&TTE is replaced in June 2016 by the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EC). Placed on many categories of products,... Read More

More Products Are Subject to FCC and R&TTE Wireless Module Compliance

Wireless modules are increasingly being integrated into everyday products, like refrigerators, cars, and consumer medical devices.  Therefore, more manufacturers need to be aware of the regulatory requirements of wireless transmitters. European Union In the European Union, it is mandatory that radio equipment meets the requirements for the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE) 1999/5/EC... Read More

UK & Australian Companies May Be Exempt from ITAR Licensing for MIL-STD Testing

Foreign manufacturers of products that require U.S. Military Standard (MIL-STD) testing need to comply with the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Obtaining ITAR licensing and development of technical agreements can be a lengthy process.  Fortunately, clients in the United Kingdom and Australia can simplify the process and bypass... Read More

Q4 Product Safety Recall List Filled with Electronics & Electrical Products

In the last three months of 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada maintained their torrid pace of recall announcements.  Here is a list of electrical/electronic products that were recalled in the 4th quarter of 2014, per the Consumer Product Safety Commission: UL-Listed Keurig MINI Plus Brewing Systems AP Specialties Power Bank Chargers... Read More