Traceability Requirements

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Traceability is the ability to verify the history, location, or application of an item by means of documented recorded identification. – Wikipedia

Traceability requirements are essential in CE marking, as they support the market surveillance. They are designed to trace the history of the product and include procedures such as labelling the product and identifying the economic operators in the supply chain (manufacturer, importer, distributor, retailer).

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”.