New Machinery Regulation (EU) 2023/1230 Published

On 29 June 2023, the European Commission published the new Machinery Regulation 2023/1230. This regulation replaces the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC). The Machinery Regulation lays down the requirements and conformity assessment procedures that machinery has to fulfill before they are allowed to be sold or used in the European Union market.

The EU Machinery Regulation (EU) 2023/1230.

You can download the text of the regulation here. More information about what you need to know about the new Machinery Regulation can be found here.

The Machinery Regulation has been in the making for more than five years. The Regulation introduces requirements for robots and artificial intelligence. Technologies that were not widely available at the time the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) was published.

In the next weeks, we will inform you about what the changes are that the new Machinery Regulation brings to the Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC).