trade-e-bility News / 01/13/2022

In December, the Dutch authorities issued a warning via the EU’s Safety Gate about a number of amulets and necklaces that emit radioactive radiation. The authorities ordered the relevant products to be withdrawn from the market by the responsible parties.

Safety Gate
trade-e-bility News / 01/13/2022

On 15 May 2022, 4 harmonised toy standards from the EN 71 series will be superseded by more current editions. Manufacturers, importers and fulfilment service providers should…

trade-e-bility News / 01/13/2022

The Socio-Economic Analysis Committee (SEAC) was the last scientific body to approve the German proposal to ban PFAS. trade-e-bility informs you about relevant statutory amendments…

SCIP
take-e-way News / 01/13/2022

All producers who sell electrical products used in private households via online/distance selling techniques (directly to UK end-users) and WEEE producers in the UK with a local…

WEEE
take-e-way News / 01/13/2022

Our free Polish webinar on "Labelling requirements for Non-food Products in the EU” will take place on Wednesday, 26 January 2022 from 10:00h (CET). Please feel free to forward this information to your Polish partners as well.

take-e-way News / 01/10/2022

The environmental labelling obligation for packaging in Italy has been suspended again until 30 June 2022. For more information, see the text of the law, which is available in Italian.

VerpackG
take-e-way News / 01/03/2022

The Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act version 3 (ElektroG3) took effect on 01/01/2022. Please ascertain whether this results in any new obligations on your part. Below is a summary of the key new features of the ElektroG3 and key diary dates in 2022. We will keep you informed about further developments as they unfold.

ElektroG3
take-e-way News / 12/22/2021

The Christian children and youth organisation Die Arche (The Ark), would like to organise a summer camp for disadvantaged children from Hamburg-Harburg district next year. The e-systems group (take-e-way, get-e-right, trade-e-bility) has decided to financially support the summer camp organised by the Ark.

trade-e-bility News / 12/22/2021

The Christian children and youth organisation Die Arche (The Ark), would like to organise a summer camp for disadvantaged children from Hamburg-Harburg district next year. The…

take-e-way News / 12/16/2021

With this article, we would like to inform you about current topics that are relevant for you if you sell to France.

EPR
UIN
take-e-way News / 12/16/2021

According to L. 4819/2021 Art. 84 Par. 2, non-Greek distance sellers are now also obliged to register as producers of packaging.

trade-e-bility News / 12/16/2021

The list in Annex XVII governs the maximum levels of the listed pollutants in materials used e.g. in consumer products.

REACh
take-e-way News / 12/09/2021

There is a general obligation to register if you place furniture or textiles on the French market. This obligation also applies to non-French producers when selling directly to end users.

EPR
UIN
take-e-way News / 12/09/2021

Under the German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG3) to be amended on 01/01/2022, manufacturers of B2B equipment will be obliged in the course of registration to submit a take-back concept (cf. Section 7a ElektroG3) to the EAR foundation (Stiftung Elektro-Altgeräte Register; German WEEE registration board) and also to inform the users of…

ElektroG3
trade-e-bility News / 12/09/2021

The free live webinar deals e.g. with the labelling of packaging material (focusing on France, Italy, Green Dot and other labels), energy labels, WEEE, batteries, product safety, toys, CLP, labels derived from standards. In order to be able to present the topics to our domestic and international customers, the webinar will be held in English. Accordingly,…

Webinar
take-e-way News / 12/09/2021

Marketplace Pulse has compared the traffic that merchants can achieve on average on Amazon’s country branches. Outcome: the average traffic per merchant is highest on Amazon.com (USA). Amazon.de (Germany) ranks in 5th position. According to the analysis, Amazon’s business is fiercely contested in Poland, Sweden and the Netherlands.

Amazon
trade-e-bility News / 12/09/2021

If you use aluminium, galvanized steel and lead-alloyed copper or lead in ceramic components of capacitors, we strongly recommend that you review your documentation, as your product may no longer be marketable.

RoHS
trade-e-bility News / 12/09/2021

The objective is to update the concentration limits set out in Annexes IV and V of the POPs Regulation for certain substances or substance groups. These limits determine how waste containing POPs should be treated and in particular whether it can be recycled or whether it should be destroyed or irreversibly transformed.

POP
take-e-way News / 12/06/2021

This applies not only to portable and automotive batteries but also to industrial batteries. The transition period for battery manufacturers ends on 1 January 2022 – take action now!

BattG
take-e-way News / 11/23/2021

From 1 January 2022, all manufacturers or distributors of electrical and electronic equipment containing a battery or accumulator are required to provide information to the end-user of the type and chemical system of the battery or accumulator and of its safe removal.

ElektroG3
trade-e-bility News / 11/23/2021

Legally compliant product labelling is not only a hallmark of original merchandise. Various consumer contact points generally advise against the purchase of products lacking compliant labelling.

take-e-way News / 11/23/2021

“I can’t post and sell items on eBay Germany; I’m losing out on plenty of sales. I’ve contacted LUCID, but have received no reply from them. I don’t know what else to do; I’m a little desperate as I’ve spent loads of money on making everything legal as a professional seller, but eBay isn’t helping me in this particular case. eBay’s only response to me is…

LUCID
WEEE
take-e-way News / 11/23/2021

Today we wish to give you a brief overview of innovations and changes in the field of the Waste Management Act and the Packaging Ordinance in Austria. You should already make a note of the following topics and diary dates:

AWG
VerpackVO
take-e-way News / 11/23/2021

According to the EAR foundation, the TV spots financed by fees of manufacturers registered under the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG), intensive outdoor advertising throughout Germany and, of course, the online presence including various social media activities will draw significant attention to the topic.

WEEE
trade-e-bility News / 11/23/2021

The free live webinar deals e.g. with the labelling of packaging material (focusing on France, Italy, Green Dot and other labels), energy labels, WEEE, batteries, product safety, toys, CLP, labels derived from standards. In order to be able to present the topics to our domestic and international customers, the webinar will be held in English. Accordingly,…

take-e-way News / 11/23/2021

The free live webinar focuses on the EU and the United Kingdom (UK) and provides an overview of the latest developments in an international context. In order to be able to present the topics to our domestic and international customers, the webinar will be held in English. Accordingly, please feel free to recommend it to your foreign partners as well. The…

WEEE
take-e-way News / 11/10/2021

The Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act version 3 (ElektroG3) is scheduled to take effect on 1 January 2022. take-e-way has compiled the key innovations of ElektroG3 in a compact form. The overview covers the following topics:

WEEE
take-e-way News / 11/10/2021

We would like to inform you about the latest developments concerning Extended Producer Responsibility in France. For producers placing products on the French market, the introduction of the Unique Identification Number (UIN) in 2022 will be highly relevant.

UIN
take-e-way News / 11/10/2021

As ixtenso.de reported on 4 November 2021, the Foundation Central Agency Packaging Register has published five new Packaging Act checklists on its website. The checklists are differentiated according to various questions and target groups.

VerpackG
trade-e-bility News / 11/10/2021

The German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) has clarified the following in a recent ruling: “Retailers are required to help ensure that only safe consumer products are made available on the market. In particular, they must not make a consumer product available on the market which they know or ought to know, based on the information in their possession or…

ProdSG
trade-e-bility News / 11/10/2021

The new EN 63000:2018 standard will now finally supersede the current version effective as of 18 November 2021. Even if the content of the new standard hardly differs from its predecessor, formally affected declarations of conformity must be updated.

RoHS
take-e-way News / 11/02/2021

All appliances for use in private households covered by the Act, which a manufacturer has in its possession and offers for sale from 1 January 2022 must be issued with written information in accordance with the new Section 18 (4) ElektroG. take-e-way makes manufacturer information available pursuant to Section 18 (4) ElektroG3.

WEEE
take-e-way News / 11/02/2021

At present, uncertainties generally arise in relation to what Amazon refers to as “EPR numbers”. These actually are the official registration numbers or membership numbers of the take-back system.

Amazon
trade-e-bility News / 11/02/2021

As reported by hf-law.de, the manufacturer “must have ensured compliance with the relevant regulatory and liability requirements as well as the corresponding documentation and proof obligations at the latest at the time of placing the product on the market (if applicable, already at the time of import or offer on the Internet).”

take-e-way News / 11/02/2021

Our partner law firm IT Recht Kanzlei reports that if a supplier – contrary to an actual obligation – does not provide new labels and product data sheets, distributors can be asked to cease and desist and be admonished if they have not received the necessary support from the supplier due to the latter's refusal and fail to implement the new labelling for…

EPREL
take-e-way News / 11/02/2021

As an e-systems group of companies (take-e-way, get-e-right, trade-e-bility), we wish to make our own active contribution to climate protection. Our motto “Acting Consciously” was born out of this motivation. Under this motto, we would now like to record our CO2 emissions annually and develop measures to contribute to climate protection. On this page, we…