Guidelines

The Blue Guide on the implementation of EU product rules

Version April 2016
Superseded version April 2014

 

Guidelines for economic operators and market surveillance authorities on the practical implementation of Article 4 of Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 on market surveillance and compliance of products - 04 July 2021 Link

 

 

 Commission Notice Guide on Articles 34-36 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union - OJ C 100/38 of 23 March 2021 Link

  

Commission Notice Guidance document for the application of Regulation (EU) 2019/515 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mutual recognition of goods lawfully marketed in another Member State - OJ C 100/16 of 23 March 2021 Link

 

 

Commission Notice Guidelines for economic operators and market surveillance authorities on the practical implementation of Article 4 of Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 on market surveillance and compliance of products - OJ C 100/1 of 23 March 2021 Link

 

 

 The application of the mutual recognition regulation to food supplements - Training material for authorities - 12 March 2021 Link

  

 The application of the mutual recognition regulation - Train the trainers - Training material - 12 March 2021 Link

 

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Long term action plan for better implementation and enforcement of single market rules - 10 March 2021 Link

 

 

Guidelines for economic operators and market surveillance authorities on the practical implementation of Article 4 of Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 on market surveillance and compliance of products - 05 March 2021 Link

 

 

 Guide on Articles 34-36 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) - 05 March 2021 Link

 

  Summary of the mutual recognition regulation for businesses - 2020 Link

  

Regulation (EU) 2019/515 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 March 2019 on the mutual recognition of goods lawfully marketed in another Member State and repealing Regulation (EC) No 764/2008 - OJ L 91 of 29 March 2019 Link

 

 

Commission staff working document - Vademecum on European Standardisation in support of Union Legislation and policies

 Part I - Role of the Commission's Standardisation requests to the European standardisation organisations - 27 October 2015

 Part II - Preparation and adoption of the Commission’s standardisation requests to the European standardisation organisations - 27 October 2015

 Part III - Guidelines for the execution of standardisation requests - 27 October 2015

  

 Consumer Product Safety in Europe, Corrective Action Guide - November 2011 Link

 

 Free movement of goods - Guide to the application of Treaty provisions governing the free movement ​of goods - 2010 Link