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January 2015

A New Year’s Greetings to you.  Welcome to our January issue of E.A.W. eNewsletter for the Electrical & Electronics, Automotive and Wireless / Smart World industry.

In this issue, we are delighted to announce our recent launch of railway electronic system testing and certification services for the railway service providers and electronic equipment manufacturers in Taiwan in compliance with EN 50155 standard.  Additionally, 7Layers becomes a “MirrorLink Authorized Application Test Lab” (AppATL) through a partnership with the Technical University of Chemnitz in the field of Driver Workload Testing for MirrorLink App Certification Program.
Furthermore, we have released a brand new functional and safety guide for battery management system (BMS) assessment and certification as per international standards – IEC, EN, ISO, etc.  The guide aims to help industries using BMS systems to improve safety and reliability of their energy storage devices for optimizing overall performance of their products.

As always, we include some technical and regulatory highlights from the ever changing marketplace as well as overview of upcoming events.

Enjoy reading the eNewsletter, and stay connected with us.

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services  
Global Marketing Team

NEW: Railway Electronic Devices Testing and Certification
Bureau Veritas has launched new testing and certification services in Taiwan for railway electronic systems as per the requirements of EN 50155 standard.

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BMS Assessment and Certification - Functional and Safety Guide
This guide aims to help industries that using battery management systems (BMS) to improve the safety and reliability of their energy storage devices.
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7Layers partners with Technical University of Chemnitz for MirrorLink App Certification
7Layers has entered a partnership with the Technical University of Chemnitz in the field of Driver Workload Testing for the MirrorLink App Certification Program.
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E&E Updates
EC: Draft Delegated Directive to Restrict Phthalates under RoHS
Ireland Amends Legislation Implementing EU Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations
US Signs External Power Supplies Service Parts Act of 2014
China ROHS Labeling Standard Implementation Postponed
Ecuador Drafts Technical Regulation on Compact and Tubular Fluorescent Lamps
Bulgaria Repeals and Amends Sections of Legislation for Household Electric Ovens
Argentina Proposed Bill on Manufacture of Rechargeable Lithium Batteries
Wireless / Smart World
National Communications Commission (NCC) Regulations Revised
Denmark Amends Legislation Pertaining to the Total Radio Spectrum (Frequency Plan)
EU Ecodesign Regulation n° 1253/2014 for Ventilation Units
EU Energy Label for Residential Ventilation Units: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1254/2014
US FTC Seeks comments on Labeling for Water Usage of Several Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products
US Finalizes Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Clothes Washers
Finland Repeals Legislation for Energy Labels of Household Electric Ovens
Brazil Seeks Comments on Energy Efficiency of Refrigerators and Similar Products

Seminar: General Electrical Safety
Warrington, United Kingdom
21 April
Seminar: Legal Requirements for Electrical & Electronic Products
Nuremberg, Germany
16 April
EMV Fair 2015
Stuttgart, Germany
24 – 26 March
Electronica China 2015
Shanghai, China
17  19 March
ENOVA Toulouse 2015
Toulouse, France
11 March
Seminar: LCA for I & E Products
Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
4 & 24 March & 9 April
Mobile World Congress 2015
Barcelona, Spain
2  5 March
Embedded World 2015
Nuremberg, Germany
24 – 26 February
Seminar: Environmental Communication: PEP Ecopassport Format
Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
19 February, 19 March & 22 April
Seminar: EC Marking
Paris, France
5 February





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