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March 08, 2019

Changes in German ElektroG effective from May 1, 2019

In the course of European harmonization the German-based ‘Stiftung EAR’ will classify ‘passive’ devices, which only transport electricity, also as electrical or electronic device with effect from May 1, 2019 for Germany. This means that they then fall within the scope of application of ElektroG in Germany and, thus, need to be registered.

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February 25, 2019

Successfull meeting of FBDi with BMWi

A delegation of FBDi followed an invitation to visit the German Federal Ministry for Economy and Energy on February 19 - which proved to be a full success.

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February 08, 2019

REACH - 6 new SVHCs added to the Candidate List

On January 15, the ECHA has added eight new SVHCs to the Candidate List following the SVHC identification process with the involvement of the Member State Committee (MSC). FBDI association points out duty of information.

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August 27, 2018

Elektro-G

Since August 15, 2018 the Elektro-G applies 6 device categories instead of 10 to date.

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July 27, 2018

New RE-D Guide available now

On June 6, the new RE-D guide (2014/53/EU) was published, which now also includes radio modules and ICs.

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July 27, 2018

REACh: New SVHCs added to Candidate List

In June, ECHA has added another 10 SVHCs on its candidate list

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March 12, 2018

New EMC Guide (2014/30/EU)

On March 7 the new EMC-Guide (2014/30/EU) was published.

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February 19, 2018

Directive 2017/2102 + amendments to RoHS

In Directive 2017/2102 of November 15, 2017, the EU addresses a range of issues that includes amendments to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS) on the restricted use of specific hazardous substances in electrical and electronic devices.

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February 19, 2018

Directive 2000/53/EC and ELV

Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and the Council regarding ELV (or End-of-Life) vehicles.

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February 19, 2018

Mercury Regulation of EU

As mercury is toxic to humans, animals, plants and ecosystems its use shall be restricted gradually.

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February 19, 2018

REACh: New SVHCs on Candidate list

In January 2018 ECHA has added new SVHCs to the candidate list

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May 05, 2017

Convincing advantages of FBDi Association

The FBDi has successfully extended its position as the leading organisation for component distribution in Germany. Several new members have decided to avail of the benefits of the association – from work groups all the way to the 'Authorised Source' seal of approval for members.

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