Regulation

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

First Blood Diamonds. Now Blood Electronics?

To product safety and electromagnetic compatibility compliance, add another regulatory hurdle for electronics manufacturers.  To assure “conflict minerals” are not imported from the Democratic Republic of Congo and neighboring conflict areas, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered companies will have to start documenting the source and purpose of Congo-related raw materials. The affected minerals include:... Read More