ESMA Announcement

What: New Regulation for Audio/Video and IT/Office Equipment
Please take note of the following important points mentioned below.

Dates to follow:

01-November-2019

  • All products defined within this document shall comply with applicable standard/s and have a valid Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued under ECAS/EQM.

20-December-2020

  • All products defined within this document shall comply with the IEC 62368-1 standard and have a valid Certificate of Conformity (CoC) issued under ECAS/EQM.
  • All ECAS/EQM Certificates of Conformity (CoCs) issued under the IEC 60065 and/or IEC 60950-1 will be considered invalid/void.

What are the Scopes included?
All audio/video and IT/office equipment categorized as Low Voltage Equipment (LVE) designed to be purchased and used by end-users or consumers for daily and non-commercial/non-professional purposes. It includes all products supplied through both B2B and B2C commercial transactions.

Definition: Low Voltage Equipment (LVE) means electrical/electronic equipment designed for use with a voltage rating of between 50 and 1000V for alternating current and between 75 and 1500V for direct current.

Please see ESMA’s official letter to view the complete list of products and the exempted.

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