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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Personal EU Batteries Regulation Training
Ready for the new Batteries Regulation (EU) 2023/1542

Find out which obligations the EU Batteries Regulation places on you and how to deal with them in your specific case. Receive comprehensive information on how to implement your obligations with regard to labelling, battery passport, EPR and due diligence obligations in the supply chain.

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take-e-way News and Press Releases

New EPR in France

“New EPR in France: Sports and Leisure Activities, Toys, DIY and Garden Tools” is the topic on Friday, 25 August 2023, at 10 am live in our Online Compliance Talk. You will have the opportunity to talk personally with other people affected. In order to ensure that our affected foreign customers also stand to benefit from added value, the event will be held in English. Accordingly, please feel free to recommend attendance at the event to your foreign partners as well.
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New EU Batteries Regulation adopted

The Regulation was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 28/07/2023 and formally enters into force 20 days later on 17/08/2023.
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EPR responsibilities for packaging in Denmark

The registration for packaging manufacturers must already have taken place by 01.01.2024, because the quantities from the previous year must already be reported and collected or recycled when the packaging regulation comes into force in January 2025. The declaration of the planned quantity for 2024 must take place in Q1 2024.
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take-e-way increases take-back of WEEE

It can already be seen at this stage that take-e-way will reach the self-imposed target of 4,000 collection points in the take-e-back system.
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EU Battery Regulation adopted

On 14 June 2023, the EU Parliament adopted new rules for the design, manufacture and recycling of all batteries sold in the EU under the new EU Batteries Regulation. Here you will find a summary of the most important measures of the draft bill as well as information on our Legal Monitoring Service as a risk precaution in order to protect yourself under product law for the new EU Battery Regulation 2023.
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Single-Use Plastic Fund Act entry into force

On 15 May 2023, the new Single-Use Plastics Fund Act (EWKFondsG) was published in the German Federal Law Gazette and has thus come into force step by step since 16 May 2023. Affected products include plastic carrier bags, balloons and tobacco products.
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Netherlands imposes measures on free riders

The Dutch authorities will enhance actions against freeriding in 2023. If you sell or are planning to sell photovoltaic modules in the Netherlands, but have not registered as producer yet, this new development is of high relevance for you.
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Packaging Act admonitions to private sellers

The lawyers demand the submission of a cease-and-desist order and a declaration of obligation, the reimbursement of the costs incurred by the test purchase as well as the reimbursement of the legal fees incurred.
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Register under ElektroG immediately

Operators of electronic marketplaces and fulfilment service providers must check from 1 July 2023 whether manufacturers/retailers have duly registered their electrical and electronic equipment with the EAR Foundation and may otherwise not be allowed to facilitate the offering or provision of their electrical appliances. Check here if you need a WEEE registration in Germany.
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Copyright fees soon also for games?

Games manufacturers have so far not made use of the private copying remuneration from the manufacturers of PCs, smartphones and storage media and have now founded a collecting society through which they can get their legal share in Germany in future.
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