Register my Appliance

Our regular readers will remember that last year we supported International Product Safety Week with social media promotion of another of our consumer surveys, this time looking at on-line purchases of domestic appliances. This year the theme is recalls. Between 21-25 October AMDEA is supporting the #ReactToRecalls campaign being co-ordinated for the UK by the Office for Product Safety and[...]

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Energy Labels

The new Energy Labelling Regulations for fridge-freezers, washing machines and washer-dryers, dishwashers, lamps and TVs are all due to be published in early December. They will be supplied from 1 November 2020 alongside the existing labels which they will replace on 1 March 2021. The new labels have an A-G scale but there will be no A-rated appliances to begin[...]

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Spare Parts

The new Ecodesign Regulations for the six product categories getting new energy labels will also be published on 5 December. The most notable feature of these is a new requirement to hold certain spare parts for a minimum period (either seven or ten years, depending on the part and the product). There will also be more information to help consumers[...]

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WEEE NEWS

On 14 October we celebrated the second ever International E-Waste Day. This event was created last year to raise the global profile of e-waste (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment aka WEEE); encourage both citizens and businesses to dispose of their e-waste responsibly; and promote greater recovery of valuable materials. The JTA submitted our bid for the 2019 Compliance Fee regime.[...]

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