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FRENCH MARKET SURVEILLANCE REPORT ON SUPERMARKET EPOS SYSTEMS20th Oct 2014
The French authorities have recently carried out market surveillance projects on EPOS systems in supermarkets.
FOUR WIRE LOAD CELL CABLES20th Oct 2014
It has been confirmed at a recent WELMEC meeting that it is not acceptable to cut four wire load cell cables.
DIRECTIVE 93/42/EEC CONCERNING MEDICAL DEVICES (THE MDD)20th Oct 2014
If you are supplying weighing instruments that are used in the practice of medicine this is important.
REGULATION (EU) NO 305/2011 LAYING DOWN HARMONISED CONDITIONS FOR THE MARKETING OF CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS AND REPEALING COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 89/106.20th Oct 2014
If you are supplying weighing instruments that are incorporated into any civil engineering works these regulations are important:
REGULATION (EU) NO 1169/2011 ON FOOD INFORMATION FOR CONSUMERS (THE FIC)20th Oct 2014
If you are supplying weighing instruments to food packers these regulations are important:
Market Surveillance Report - Automatic Weighing Instruments9th Sep 2014
Market Surveillance Report - Automatic Weighing Instruments by the NMO
The New NAWI Directive 2014/31/EU2nd Sep 2014
This Directive has now been published and will have considerable effect on the work that you do.
Working in Ireland20th Aug 2014
If you are doing business in Ireland the legislative requirements are subtly different to those in the UK.
The RoHS Directive 2011/658th Jul 2014
The Restrictions of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012.
CECIP Position Paper11th Mar 2014
The legal question of what changes to an instrument make it a new instrument and when they may constitute a repair.