Extension of Delegated Powers MDR & IVDR?

Extension of Delegated Powers MDR and IVDR?

Extension of Delegated Powers MDR and IVDR? – The European Commission wants to extend its delegated powers for five years. This is to be able to amend the MDR and IVDR where the text of the regulations allows.

Commission Amends Ecodesign Requirements for Electric Motors


Earlier today, the European Commission has published amendments to the regulation for ecodesign requirements for electromotors. The Commission states that these amendments were necessary due to technical developments in the market of electromotors that led to changes on the limit values applied to altitude, maximum and minimum ambient air temperatures and water coolant temperatures applied to consider that a motor works under extreme conditions and in consequece a special design is needed. It considers that the changes should be reflected in the regulations.

Regulation (EC) No 640/2009 implementing Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, has been amended in the following way:

EU Ecodesign and Labeling Requirements for Vacuum Cleaners Published

EU-label Vacuum Cleaner
EU-label Vacuum Cleaner
EU-label Vacuum Cleaners

Today, the European Commission published a Regulation with eco-design requirements (666/2013), as well as a Regulation with labeling requirements (665/2013) for vacuum cleaners. A vacuum cleaner is defined as: “an appliance that removes soil from the surface to be cleaned by an airflow created by under pressure developed within the unit”.