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February 2015

Welcome to our February E.A.W. eNewsletter for the Electrical & Electronics, Automotive and Wireless / Smart World industry.

In this issue, we are delighted to announce our recent acquisition of CTS, a Chinese laboratory with accredited test labs located in Ningbo and Guangzhou specializing in the testing of electrical goods, electronics and other consumer product lines. The acquisition further strengthens our footprint in China to partner manufacturers and trading companies exporting as well as selling to the domestic market.

The technology development of LED luminaries continues to evolve, resulting in performance standards being developed to verify the compliance of LED modules and LED lighting sources. Recognized by the European Electrical Products Certification Association (EEPCA) as a NCB to deliver the ENEC+ Mark, learn how Bureau Veritas' LCIE supports you to optimize your ENEC+ certification approach for LED based products. 

As a wireless / smart world leading solution provider, 7Layers will be presenting its broad range of services for the Wireless / Smart World including the SODA® model as well as the latest development of InterLab Test Solution DEVICE/UICC. Join the 7Layers team at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on 2-5 March.

Finally, we include some technical and regulatory highlights from the ever changing marketplace.

Enjoy reading the eNewsletter, and stay connected with us.

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services
Global Marketing Team
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Evolution of the ENEC+ Mark for Lighting Products

LCIE offers ENEC+ Mark Solution to support you to certify the performance of your LED based products.

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Bureau Veritas acquires CTS in China
The acquisition further strengthens our footprint in China.
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7Layers participates in Mobile World Congress 2015
Join the 7Layers team in Barcelona, Spain on 2-5 March in Hall 6, Booth 6C56 to discover our easy to handle and cost effective engineering and test services.
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E&E Updates
CPSC Proposes Regulations for Extension Cords
Canada Issues Products Containing Mercury Regulations
Brazil Proposes Ordinance for Consultation Related to Conformity Assessment Requirements for Household and Similar Appliances
Finland Amends Regulation on Batteries and Accumulators
UK Offers Government Guidance on the Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009
Implementation of 2014 China RoHS Suspended until Further Notice
Ecuador Drafts Technical Regulation for Stationary Training Equipment
US CPSC Proposed Rule to Amend Substantial Product Hazard List to Include Extension Cords
UK Amends Batteries and Accumulators Regulations
Ecuador Drafts Technical Regulation for Spark Plugs
China Announces First Mandatory National Standard for Lithium Ion Batteries
Updated European Directive 2004/108/EC EMC Standards
 
Sustainability
Hong Kong Draft Legislation Promotes Recycling and Proper Disposal of E&E Equipment
Singapore Draft Regulations to Include Non-Directional Lamps in the Energy Efficiency Requirements
Japan Proposes Regulation to Amend Home Appliance Recycling Law Enforcement
US Increases Stringency of Energy Standards for GSFLs and Incandescent Reflector Lamps
Peru Seeks Public Consultation for Draft Resolution on WEEE
China Issues Notice on Labeling for Digital Television Receivers
 



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Seminar: Understanding Printing Technology
Warrington, United Kingdom
4 June
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Seminar: General Electrical Safety
Warrington, United Kingdom
21 April
 
Seminar: Legal Requirements for Electrical & Electronic Products
Nuremberg, Germany
16 April
Webinar: Discover EIME for LCA & Ecodesign projects
31 March
 
EMV Fair 2015
Stuttgart, Germany
24 – 26 March
 
Electronica China 2015
Shanghai, China
17  19 March
 
Seminar: Environmental Communication: PEP Ecopassport Format
Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
19 March & 22 April
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ENOVA Toulouse 2015
Toulouse, France
11 March
 
Webinar: Discover the Footprint Progress Environmental Certification
5 March
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Seminar: LCA for I & E Products
Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
4 & 24 March, 9 April & 3 June
 
Seminar: Zero Discharge Hazardous Chemical
Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
3 March
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Mobile World Congress 2015
Barcelona, Spain
2  5 March
 
  

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