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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

trade-e-bility News / 10/28/2021

The German Medical Device Law Implementation Act implements and/or specifies the requirements of the EU Medical Device Regulation 2017/745 with greater precision. According to Section 92 (1), the act of storing, offering, placing on the market or putting into service counterfeit medical devices may be liable to a prison sentence; this may also apply if the…

take-e-way News / 10/28/2021

You need an authorised representative in an EU member state? Via get-e-right GmbH, take-e-way offers you an authorised representative for WEEE, batteries and packaging in Germany, as well as for WEEE in France, for companies without own branch office in these two countries. In addition, get-e-right provides the EPREL authorised representative under…

take-e-way News / 10/28/2021

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,…

take-e-way News / 10/25/2021

As we informed you in our news article of 24 August 2021, a comprehensive reform of the Waste Act 646/2011 came into force in Finland on 19 July 2021. Foreign online retailers will need registration not only for electrical appliances, but from now on also for batteries and packaging.

trade-e-bility News / 10/08/2021

The Amazon Product Assurance, Risk, and Security (PARS) organisation ensures that all products sold are safe and compliant. Amazon is building a team of software development engineers and scientists dedicated to building tools and systems that will fundamentally impact Amazon's entire retail business.

Amazon
VERE e.V. News / 10/08/2021

The association VERE e.V. will participate in the EU consultation on the Toys Directive in the interests of its more than 3,900 members and asks for your opinion. We will make an overall statement as an association from your submissions. Please send your submissions to info@vereev.de by no later than 26 October 2021

take-e-way News / 10/06/2021

Legislative Decree No. 116/2020 imposed a strict labelling obligation on manufacturers and distributors of packaging in Italy. The interpretation of the decree, provided by CONAI (the national consortium for packaging) in the form of a guide, is now also available in German. You will even find the English version here.

take-e-way News / 10/04/2021

As a retailer selling more than £100,000 worth of electrical goods and running a retail store or other establishment (including showrooms) in the UK, you must offer your own take-back of electrical goods from private households on a one-to-one, like-for-like basis. The authorities are increasingly enforcing this from this year.

trade-e-bility News / 10/04/2021

The EC Toys Directive 2009/48/EC currently in force is to be replaced by a new European Toys Regulation. The rules concerning the safety of toys are likely to be tightened in this connection.

take-e-way News / 10/01/2021

On the 27th September, Citeo, the French packaging take-back scheme released their sorting guideline. This guideline explains the producers how to adjust the labelling of packaging based on the updated regulations. It contains all pictograms necessary to create individual sorting information based on your possible packaging composition.

trade-e-bility News / 09/28/2021

If Amazon or any online marketplace notifies you of new product compliance requirements and you need assistance, simply call our Product Compliance emergency line.

take-e-way News / 09/28/2021

An amendment to the Austrian Battery Ordinance came into force on 8th July 2021. We would like to inform you about important changes that will take place starting January 2022. With the adjustment of the term “Producer”, non-Austrian distance sellers who sell directly to end users in Austria are now obliged to participate in a take-back system and to appoint…

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