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It is no longer legal to produce or import non-directional halogen light bulbs to the European market, as of 1 September.

14 August, Nemko customer Zivid Labs, received Research Council of Norway's Innovation Award 2018 for their development of a real-time color 3D camera

Brexit secretary David Davis has resigned his position in the UK cabinet following the recent governmental consensus reached by Prime Minister Theresa May this weekend. This may trigger a call for a vote of no confidence against the Prime Minister herself.

According to the CNCA announcement on June 11, China’s SAMR (State Administration for Marketing Regulation) and CNCA(Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China) have made the following reforms and adjustments to the products catalogues and implementation...

The federal Russian accreditation body ‘RusAccreditation’, in a letter of 29 December 2017, has created uncertainty about product samples needed to be supplied for testing by Russian laboratories. This regards new electrical products to be certified in Russia and allowed market access in the...

Norway’s popular television program «TV 2 hjelper deg» was asked by viewers to test a small gadget that supposedly saves consumers 50 percent off their electricity bill. The experts at Nemko’s Oslo lab found out the truth behind these claims.

Data protection, especially in Europe, is a growing concern. Can blockchain help us to cope with the susceptibility of our connected networks? Will blockchain’s security and encryption features help us fight hackers? Some data specialists think so.

The ‘Date of Withdrawal’ (DOW) for the European standards for IT products (EN 60950-1) and audio/video products (EN 60065), which conflict with the combined new hazard based standard (EN 62368-1), has been changed by the European standards body CENELEC from 20 June 2019 to 20 December 2020.

In 2017, the Rapid Alert System (RAPEX) for dangerous products was used by national authorities in the EU more than 2000 times. At the top of the list of hazardous items were toys, cars and motorcycles. 

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