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.
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.
The Date of Withdrawal (DOW), the official latest date by which the national standards (i.e. EN 60065 & EN 60950-1) conflicting with EN 62368-1:2014 have to be withdrawn, is changed by CENELEC from 20 June 2019 to 20 Dec 2020.
The CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China) has announced a new China Compulsory Product Certification regulation, replacing a prior version from 2002. The new regulation, “Management Requirements on Application of Compulsory Product Certification Mark,” came into effect on March 20, 2018.