Bureau Veritas EAW Weekly Update October 15th

Issue 29, Volume 1, October 15th, 2019

Last Change to Set up a Meeting Time at MWC Los Angeles

Bureau Veritas’ technical safety and wireless specialists will be on hand at in the South Hall, Stand No.2806 at the Los Angeles Convention Center to discuss visitor’s go-to-market strategy for their next wireless product. Wireless device buyers and sellers can take the time to hear from our leading technical specialists about what your market requirements are, discuss a market access plan and move forward with confidence.


Additionally, Bureau Veritas will be presenting to visitors their innovative wireless conformance services for PTCRB, GCF, Bluetooth® SIG, FCC, ISED, RED/CE and global market access services.

Reserve a time now

Sign up for our Prop 65 Update Webinar

Compliance to CA Prop 65 continues to be complicated. It is critical that you have an understanding of what Prop 65 requires, current enforcement risks and trends and how they relate to your products. When developing a strategy for dealing with enforcement it is essential to know your risks, and what options are available to reduce them.

Bureau Veritas’ own Prop 65 subject matter expert, Alison Tuzzolino attended this week’s Prop 65 Conference in San Francisco. Alison will share the latest updates from that event and cover these additional topics:

  • Proposition 65 overview – what it is and how it works
  • Recent enforcement activity and settlements
  • Warning labels and reporting requirements
  • Options for managing enforcement actions and risks
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Two Amendments adopted to RoHS Directive

On August 8, 2019, the EU Commission adopted two Directives amending Annex III of Directive EU 2011/65/EU Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

The EU RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU restricting the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. Annexes III and IV to RoHS 2 include the materials and components of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) for specific applications exempted from the substance restrictions of the Directive.


Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) issued a list of Telecommunications equipment exempted from Type Approval
On Sep. 11, 2019 Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has issued an amendment of Regulations (Government Gazette No. 6992) in respect of Type Approval and Technical Standards for Telecommunications Equipment Act, 2009.
In this amendment, a list of Telecommunications equipment have been exempted from Type Approval.
As per regulation, any person or entity that intends to connect telecommunications equipment to an electronic network in Namibia for purposes of electronic communications or intends to use, sell or offer for sale telecommunications equipment within the Republic of Namibia must apply for equipment type approval.
Please contact Bureau Veritas International Approval team if you need this service.