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Amazon Europe will enforce CE European requirements
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Time:2021-07-21
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      FromJuly16,2021,AmazonEuropewillenforceCEEuropeangenerationrequirements.Inotherwords,thenewEUproductsafetyregulations(knownasthe"EUMarketSupervisionRegulation2019/1020")willtakeeffectonJuly16,2021.ThisnewregulationrequiresthatproductswiththeCEmarkneedtohaveapersonlocatedintheEUastheproductcompliancecontact(thatis,whatweoftencallthe"EUauthorizedrepresentative").


  IfyouaresellingproductswiththeCEmarkandaremanufacturedoutsidetheEU,youneedtolabeltheproductwiththecontactinformationofthepersoninchargeoftheEU.AfterJuly16,2021,itisanillegalacttosellCE-markedgoodsintheEuropeanUnionbuttheresponsiblepersonisnotlocatedintheEuropeanUnion.


  IntroductiontothenewEUproductsafetyregulations


  ThenewEUproductsafetyregulations(knownasthe"EUMarketSupervisionRegulation2019/1020")willcomeintoeffectonJuly16,2021.ThenewregulationsrequirethatproductswiththeCEmarkneedtohaveapersonintheEUasaproductcompliancecontact("principal").IfthegoodsyousellcarrytheCEmarkandaremanufacturedoutsidetheEU,youneedtoensurebeforeJuly16,2021:


  1.SuchgoodshavearesponsiblepersonintheEU;


  2.ThecontactinformationofthepersoninchargemustbeaffixedontheproductswiththeCEmark.Suchlabelscanbeaffixedtocommodities,commoditypackaging,packagesoraccompanyingdocuments.


  AfterJuly16,2021,itisanillegalacttosellCE-markedproductsintheEUwithoutanEUresponsibleperson.


  Firstofall,itisnecessarytoconfirmwhethertheproductcomplieswiththeCEmarkingregulations.CommoncommoditiesthatrequireCEmarkingincludetoys,electronics,personalprotectiveequipment,machinery,constructiongoods,gasequipment,leisureandprivateboats,pressurevessels,andmeasuringequipment.Exceptformedicalequipment,civilexplosives,andcertainelevatorsandropewayinstallations,allproductswiththeCEmarkaresubjecttothisregulation.


  ForproductsthatrequireCEmarking,pleasemakesure:


  1.ThemanufacturerhasaffixedtheCEmarkandallotherrelevantcompliancemarksonthegoods(orinsomecases,onthepackagingorintheaccompanyingdocuments)


  2.ThemanufacturerhasissuedavalidEUcompliancestatement(orperformancestatementforconstructionproducts)anddraftedotherapplicablecompliancedocuments.Youcanprovidethesedocumentsuponrequest.


  Asamanufacturerorbrandowner,ifyouhavenotissuedthecorrespondingdocuments(suchastestreportsandcompliancestatements),pleaseprepareavalidEUcompliancestatement(orperformancestatementforconstructionproducts)andensurethatyoucanmanageitinaccordancewiththerequirementsThelanguageunderstoodbytheagencyprovidesotherdocumentsprovingthattheproductcomplieswithEUrequirements.