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Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) - Guidance

Guide to assist the common application of the Directive 2004/108/EC.

  • A Guide is available to assist with the common application of the Directive 2004/108/EC which, whilst having no weight in law, deals with a number of practical issues that will be of interest to manufacturers and other stakeholders : Guide for the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC (8th February 2010) pdf - 353 KB [353 KB] ,
  • There is also a EMC Quickguide on the obligations of manufacturers: EMC Quickguide (February 2010) pdf - 642 KB [642 KB] български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)

Issues with respect to implementation are regularly considered.

 

EMC ADCO DOCUMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

The Administrative Co-operation Working Group (EMC ADCO) is an independent Working Group run and chaired by the Member States.

The Group is a forum for co-operation and exchange of information between national market surveillance authorities.

Results of the latest Market Surveillance campaigns of ADCO - Market Surveillance reports:

Report on the First Joint Cross-Border EMC Market Surveillance Campaign on Energy Saving lamps (ESLs) products (performed in 2004/05) pdf - 39 KB [39 KB]

Report on the Second Joint Cross-Border EMC Market Surveillance Campaign on domestic power tools (performed in 2007/08) pdf - 59 KB [59 KB]

Report on the Third Joint Cross-Border EMC Market Surveillance Campaign on Consumer Entertainment Electronics Products (performed in 2009/10) pdf - 178 KB [178 KB]

Report on the Fourth Joint Cross-Border EMC Market Surveillance Campaign on LED lamps (performed in 2011) pdf - 100 KB [100 KB]  

Report on the Fifth Joint Cross-Border EMC Market Surveillance Campaign on switching power supplies (performed in 2012/2013) pdf - 135 KB [135 KB]

 

PUBLICATION OF SPECIAL MEASURES ACCEPTED UNDER ARTICLE 4(2)

The following special measure has been accepted in accordance with Article 4(2) of the EMC Directive:

The Wireless Telegraphy (Control of Interference from Apparatus) (The London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) Regulations 2012 pdf - 51 KB [51 KB]

 

EMC WORKING PARTY DOCUMENTS

The Working Party (EMC WP) is the working party to deal with general policy issues related to the management and implementation of the Directive, chaired by the Commission and involving Member States, Standardisers, Notified Bodies, Industry and other interested parties. EMC WP Documents are not legally binding. They aim at clarifying certain provisions or elements of the Directive.

Documents adopted or endorsed by EMC WP:

Application of EMC Directive and/or EMC Vehicle Directive to After-Market Equipment (publication date 28 February 2014)

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