EPREL: Sell-off of devices without energy label

The federal retail association Bundesverband Technik des Einzelhandels e.V. (BVT) has issued a reminder that as of 2 December 2021, electrical appliances – without the new EU energy label – may no longer be sold. If the appliance is too old and the manufacturer cannot provide you with a new EU energy label on request, you should sell it off quickly, according to a BVT recommendation.

The federal retail association Bundesverband Technik des Einzelhandels e.V. (BVT) has issued a reminder that as of 2 December 2021, electrical appliances – without the new EU energy label – may no longer be sold. This applies to washing machines, washer-dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators and freezers, wine storage cabinets, electronic displays and television sets. If the appliance is too old and the manufacturer cannot provide you with a new EU energy label on request, you should sell it off quickly, according to a BVT recommendation.

Registration and entry in the EPREL database

If you need support with the registration and entry of your products or the entry of your data and documents into the EPREL database, the take-e-way GmbH consultants will be pleased to assist you. Please call +49/40/750687-0 or send an e-mail to beratung@take-e-way.de.

Evaluation and/or preparation of test reports

Please bear in mind that the new labels must have corresponding test reports that must be placed in the EPREL database. If these are lacking, then new labelling is not possible. Preparing a test report is time-consuming, so please act promptly. trade-e-bility can support you in the evaluation of your test documents. The trade-e-bility consultants will be pleased to answer any questions you may have: Please call +49/40/750687-397 or send an e-mail message to beratung@trade-e-bility.de.

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