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The European Union
The EU government controls the quality of products through spot checks. If products are found not to comply with relevant directives, the manufacturers will face large fines and bans on the importation of products into the EU.
CE mark is a safety mark but not a quality mark.
A CHANDELIER WITH a CE MARK DOES not mean that the quality is very good, but only that the chandelier is in compliance with safety regulations.
A. The EU directives applicable to lighting products mainly include:
A. - Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC: lamps and lanterns with operating voltages ranging from 50 to 1000V must comply with the safety standard EN60598.
B. Electro-magneticCompatibility (EMC) Directive 89/336/EEC: Lamps and lanterns must comply with the EN55015 electromagnetic compatibility standard. (mainly for lamps with electronic circuitry)
C. - Directive 94/62/EEC on Packagingand Packaging Waste: The Packaging of lamps and lanterns must comply with the requirements of this Directive. The main content is not to use Polyform, heavy metal content should not be too high.
From 1 July 2006, electrical and electronic equipment placed on the eu market shall not contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) and polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), a total of six harmful substances, covering eight categories of electrical and electronic products with alternating current not exceeding 1000V and direct current not exceeding 1500V. Covers almost all large, medium and small electronic and electrical equipment.
B. Current EN60598 standard (common parts)
En60598-1:2000 luminaires -Part 1: General requirements and texts it contains all safety requirements and test items for lamps with operating voltages from 0 to 1000V.
Specification for fixed general purpose luminaries EN60598-2-1:1989 Specification for fixed general purpose luminaries specifies which provisions of EN60598-1 apply to fixed luminaries and some specific requirements for such luminaries.
En60598-2-4:1998 Portable General Purpose luminaries Specify which provisions of EN60598-2 apply to Portable General purpose luminaries and specify certain specific requirements for this type of luminaries.
EN60598-2-6: 1995 Luminaires with Built-in Transtormersor Converters for Filament Lamps indicate which clause in EN60598-1 applies to portable lamps for general purposes. At the same time, some special requirements of this kind of lamps are described.
En60598-2-10:1989 Specification for Portable Child Appealing Luminaries Specifies which provisions of EN60598-1 are applicable to Portable child appealing luminaries, as well as some specific requirements for this type of luminaries.
EN60598-2-23: Indicate which section of EN60598-1 will apply to CLASS ⅲ lamps and any specific requirements for this type of lamps.
C. Main contents of the file:
Whole LAMP TEST REPORT, CERTIFICATE/TEST REPORT OF MAJOR ELECTRICAL PARTS AND RELATED QUALITY CONTROL DOCUMENTS (E.G. DRAWING, PRODUCT SPECIFICATION, BOM, ETC.). Note: In EN products, only the electrical parts listed on the CDF can be used. Cdf-component Data Form. This type of Component requires a certificate.
At present, the main electrical parts of the lamps produced according to CE specifications are VDE certified, such as lamp cap, wire, plug wire, etc. Type ⅱ portable lamp plug commonly used double straight foot round plug; EMC certified parts containing electrical wiring.
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