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Certification Module 2

European Overview
In this module I walk you trough the most common regulations and legislations within the European Union. You’ll learn the basics and will understand what all the standards and laws mean for your product and how to apply them. I break down each legislation and connect the dots for you to help you understand how they apply to you and your product. I’ll show you some easy ways on how to make your product compliant without spending thousands of dollars yet still making sure to import a safe product. You’ll walk away understanding CE, REACH and many other as well as how to label your product and what regulation applies to your product.
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The General Product Safety Directive in Europe is the "Mother of all Directives" for Consumer Products.
I explain what the EC-DOC is and how you can fill out the form and comply to standards.
The CE certificate can be used to show compliance of your products imported to the EU. I explain what standards there are within the CE and how you can comply to them.
The Low Voltage Directive is part of CE and explained in this chapter.
The Electro Magnetic Compatibility is part of CE and explained in this chapter.
The RTTE is part of CE and explained in this chapter.
Most products imported to the European Union need to meet the REACH Directive and you'll learn what it's all about.
It is essential for electronic products to comply with RoHS Directive. I explain how you can simply comply with it.
GS or "Gepruefte Sicherheit" stands for tested saftey and is a quality seal within the European Union, especially Germany & Austria
The Lebens Mittel Futter Gesetz Buch or also called LFGB is common for food or products that come in touch with food. I explain the directive and what it means for you.
Europe has one of the strictest directives for toys and children's products. Learn how you can comply with it.
WEEE is mandatory for all importers in the EU. I explain how you can comply to it.
The Energy Related Products directive is applicable to several product categories and I explain how you can figure out how to comply.
Wooden material is regulated in the EU with the Timber and FSC regulation. Learn if this applies to your products.
The Produkt Sicherheits Gesetz is mandatory for the European Union. I explain how it relates to the GPSD and how you can comply.
PAH's is known to cause cancer and products imported to the EU are mandatory to pass this testing and directive. Learn how in this chapter.
Labelling your product before importing to the EU is essential and I explain how you can comply with regulations.