9:00 - 9:30 am: Arrival
9:30 - 10:00: Introduction to CE marking
Richard Poate, Senior Manager at TÜV SÜD Product Service, presents a practical guide about what you need to know about the CE marking requirements for consumer electronics placed on the European Market. The material is intended to inform those that do not already understand CE marking requirements and to clarify and reinforce the understanding of those already familiar with the concepts.
10:00 - 10:45: What makes products dangerous to consumers?
Every year we perform testing and screening checks on thousands of electrical products intended for consumers and many of them fail the requirements of the applicable test standards. Non-compliant products should never make it to market, but we
must consider the overall risk to the consumer. The question is - are all non-compliant products truly dangerous to consumers? Luke Kington, Retail Laboratory Expert at TÜV SÜD Product Service, explains the difference between non-compliant and dangerous electrical products. He will explain what makes them dangerous and give you tips for helping to spot the safe products from the next headline!
10:45 - 11:00: Break
11:00 - 11:45: RoHS & ErP
Alastair McLaughlin, Product Safety Specialist at TÜV SÜD Product Service, will be discussing the key points concerning the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) and the Energy-related Products (ErP) Directive. Both Directives are important for anyone involved in the design, development, production and selling of electronic and electrical products that are placed on the European market.
11:45 - 12:30: Update on Chemical Requirements for REACh & Toys
With more than seven years of practice, many elements of REACh are now well established and running routinely. Connie Lau, a Regulatory Officer at TÜV SÜD Hong Kong, will provide an update of the changes to chemical requirements over the past year and a glimpse of the future challenges that you may face.
12:30 - 13:00: Q&A panel
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