New registration obligation for packaging in Spain

The Spanish packaging law obliges producers to register their packaging. Distributors from abroad must also register through an authorised representative if they sell packaged products in Spain.

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General Product Safety Regulation (EU) 2023/988 obliges
GPSR Risk Analysis Required

Mandatory for almost every product: According to the GPSR, producers must draw up technical documentation for the products they place on the market. The technical documentation must be based on an internal risk analysis.

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General Product Safety Regulation requires Responsible Person
EU Responsible Person Service for the GPSR and more

Since 16 July 2021, it is against the law to sell products with CE marking without a Responsible Person in the EU. In addition, a Responsible Person must also be specified in accordance with the General Product Safety Regulation (EU) 2023/988.

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PPWR agreement in the EU Council

The requirements for substances in packaging are tightened. Different targets for the reuse and refilling of packaging, including for large household appliances, transport packaging and secondary packaging, will be defined. The obligations for logistics service providers will be tightened so that producers who use such services do not evade their obligations under extended producer responsibility.
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EPR for toys in France

The French anti-waste law or circular economy law AGEC (loi anti-gaspillage pour une économie circulaire) obliges the legally defined producer to collect and process the waste generated by its products at the end of their life cycle. Here you can find out all about the Unique Identification Number (UIN) or Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for toys in France.
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EU Parliament Adopts Rules for Packaging

This is Parliament's response to citizens' expectations to build a circular economy, avoid waste, phase out unsustainable packaging and combat the use of single-use plastic packaging.
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Caution, SUP Packaging Netherlands

The European Directive on the use of single-use plastics ("SUP Directive") came into force on 3 July 2021. From 2023, this SUP Directive will also regulate producer responsibility in the Netherlands. SUP includes, for example, drinking cups, beverage packaging up to three litres, dimensionally stable and flexible food packaging as well as lightweight carrier bags, wet wipes, balloons, tobacco filters and fishing accessories.
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Solutions Against the Destruction of Returns

The VERE Association and take-e-way have been trying for 20 years to avoid further legal obligations for sellers and producers of electrical appliances by finding effective solutions. This also applies to the destruction of returns and the reuse of electrical appliances.
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Fit for the new EU Batteries Regulation

In trade-e-bility’s personalised, comprehensive online training, you will find out what requirements the EU BattVO places on you and how to deal with them in your specific case.
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Packaging labelling in south-eastern Europe

Please note: packaging labelling is mandatory in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Extended Producer Responsibility in Denmark

The implementation of extended producer responsibility for packaging in Denmark has been postponed until July 1, 2025. The mandatory registration of packaging that is expected to be placed on the market has also been postponed. The registration obligation will therefore no longer apply from 1 January 2024, but from 1 April 2024.
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ENVI votes on EU Packaging Regulation

MEPs want to clarify requirements for the reuse or refilling of packaging. Returnable packaging should fulfil a minimum number of cycles to be determined at a later date.
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Caution: invisible electrical appliances

This topic is relevant for sellers if they themselves have “invisible” electrical appliances in their portfolio that are not recognised as EEE/WEEE due to their nature and have therefore not been registered with the EAR Foundation.
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