NEW EMC REGULATION – 2014/30 / EU (2014/30 / EU)
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) tests for CE marking of electrical products are a must. This requirement is still in force by the EMC Regulation (EC) No 2004/108 / EC . However , some amendments have been made in the relevant EMC Regulation and
the new EMC Regulation 2014/30 / EU has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union .
The new EMC Regulation will be mandatory from 20 April 2016.
The new EMC Code can be found at the following website of the Official Journal of the European Union:
Related regulations, Turkey is also mandatory for the member countries, including the Economic Commission for Europe. This obligation is provided by the Ministry of Industry in our country and the regulation is translated into Turkish by the Ministry of Industry and published in the Official Gazette.
According to the new EMC Regulation , the product is first subjected to dissemination and immunity tests according to its harmonized standards. Afterwards, technical files are prepared according to other regulations (such as LVD Regulation )
. Finally, the Declaration of Conformity should be prepared and CE marking
should be placed on the product in the dimensions and manner specified in the regulation.
The technical file must contain the following:
- General description and description of the product
- Drawings showing the technical specifications of the product
- Description of the technical drawings and product
- List of harmonized test standards applied
- Test reports
The manufacturer shall maintain the technical file and the declaration of conformity for a period of 10 years from the date of placing the product on the market.
In case of any non-compliance with the relevant regulations, the producer may be
fined and warned about the product
. The possible nonconformities in the new EMC Regulation are listed below:
- Not using the CE marking as described in the regulation,
- Lack of CE marking,
- Lack of Declaration of Conformity,
- Incomplete or incorrect preparation of the Declaration of Conformity,
- Technical File is missing or not prepared at all,
- The product, the package or the product does not have a manufacturer’s open address on a document.
We advise our manufacturers to avoid such nonconformities, in order to fully comply with the above requirements. This will ensure that your product is compliant with the New EMC Directive
and that you have fulfilled the requirements for CE marking. You can contact us for detailed information about
EMC test standards that are specific to your product or New EMC Directive 2014/30 / EU :