The purpose of the adopted regulation is to ensure that gas appliances and their fittings respect requirements for a high level of protection of the health and safety of persons, domestic animals and property and for sensible energy use as well.
Typical appliances burning gaseous fuels include boilers, gas cookers, ovens, barbecues and patio heaters.
Now gas appliances and fittings will be accompanied by the EU declaration of performance to show that they meet a single set of requirements.
The regulation updates the provisions of Gas Appliances Directive 2009/142/EC.
The Guide to application of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC has been updated in July 2017. This updated Edition 2.1 is intended as a living document, edited and updated with new guidance once approved by the Machinery Working Group.
The Guidelines for the application of Directive 2000/14/EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors was updated in June 2017.
The Guidelines for the application of Directive 2014/68/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of pressure equipment was updated in May 2017.
FAQs about Directive 2014/53/EU on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment and repealing Directive 1999/5/EC have been made available.