Press Release: December 17, 2020
The European Union (EU) has updated its list of standards for products in support of the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD, Directive 2001/95/EC).
The amendment revises the standards in two entries and adds three new standards for children’s products to Annex I of Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1698. This annex contains a list of standards for presumption of conformity with the GPSD.
The revised entries are:
The new standards for children’s products are:
The amendment was published as Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/1808, which amends Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1698.
GPSD covers products for which there is no specific legislation. It therefore complements directives for cosmetics, electrical and electronic equipment, and toys. It does not cover food, medical devices or pharmaceuticals, for which separate pieces of legislation exist.
Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/1808 came into effect on December 1, 2020, as it was published in the OJEU.
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