APPLiA Home Appliance Europe supports the European Commission’s work to examine options and actions for a more coherent product policy framework of the different strands of work related to circular economy, while preserving the single market, competition and innovation.

APPLiA, EHI and EPEE have carefully reviewed the draft Ecodesign Regulation for Motors that the Ecodesign Regulatory Committee will discuss on 14 January 2019.

APPLiA, Home Appliance Europe, would like to express its concerns about the unalignment of Articles 4(1)(b) and 7(4)(a) regarding the concentration limits for decaBDE and PBDE, respectively.

Read home appliance industry's position paper on horizontal 10% efficiency information, spare parts, multiple output for external power supplies, as well as our request when it comes to standardisation & timing to implement necessary changes.

Read the joint industry statement of nine industry associations impacted by the foreseen Implementing Act for the EU Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL).   

APPLiA and another six associations urge the EU and Turkey to do their utmost to advance discussions to improve their economic relationship and prioritise the removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers that presently hinder further economic growth.

All sectors are committed to work together with the Commission to have EPREL working with the necessary practicality and security level by the end of 2018.

Concerns and suggestions that will help to improve the draft regulation proposal presented by the Commission

This position paper seeks to provide an analysis of the key aspects of Brexit that will impact on household appliance manufacturers in Europe. It reflects on the complexity of the current legislative framework regulating our sector, its continuous change and finally, identifies our sector's priorities based on aggregated results of data collection CECED has made among its members.