Electrotechnical Standards CENELEC

New numbering

Electrotechnical standards published in Europe by CENELEC and based on IEC standards have so far been numbered EN 6xxxxx. Due to a revised cooperation agreement between IEC and CENELEC, the European standards will be called EN IEC 6xxxx as of 1 January 2018. There should be no retroactive numbering adjustments. Designs are also referred to as prEN 6xxxx or FprEN 6xxxx. If European standards are adopted by IEC in modified form, they will continue to be referred to as EN 6xxxx.

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The 7th GLOBALNORM Conference Product Compliance in retrospect

Thank you to over 100 participants and 11 speakers

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New service in the standards management system: GLOBALnorm Statistics

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New implementing decision (EU) 2019/1202 on the atex directive

Changes to presumption of conformity

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Harmonized standards for directive 2013/53/EU on recreational craft and personal watercraft

In accordance with Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/919

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Canada: Updated standard for interference-causing equipment for lighingt equipment

Issue 5 to be applied from 01.06.2019

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New regulation (EU) 2019/1020 on market surveillance and compliance of products

Valid from 01.01.2021 or 16.07.2021

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China: New RoHS conformity assessment system released

Valid from 01.11.2019

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