According to the second subparagraph of Article 3(2) of Directive 2001/95/EC (General Product Safety Directive, or GPSD), a product is to be presumed safe as far as the risks and risk categories covered by the relevant national standards are concerned when it conforms to voluntary national standards transposing European standards, the references of which have been published by the Commission in the Official Journal of the European Union in accordance with Article 4 of that Directive.
To support the GPSD for the above said purpose, European Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1698 was published on 2019-10-09, with reference standards listed in Annex I of that Decision.
On 2020-11-30, another European Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/1808 was published, to amend AnnexI of Decision (EU) 2019/1698, with the following rows amended or inserted:
|EN ISO 12863:2010||
Standard test method for assessing the ignition propensity of cigarettes (ISO 12863:2010)
EN ISO 12863:2010/AC:2011
EN ISO 12863:2010/A1:2016
|EN ISO 20957 9:2016||
Stationary training equipment – Part 9: Elliptical trainers, additional specific safety requirements and test methods (ISO 20957-9:2016)
EN ISO 20957-9:2016/A1:2019
|52a||Insertion||EN 16890:2017||Children’s furniture – Mattresses for cots and cribs – Safety requirements and test methods|
|52b||Insertion||EN 17022:2018||Child care articles – Bathing aids – Safety requirements and test methods|
|52c||Insertion||EN 17072:2018||Child care articles – Bath tubs, stands and non-standalone bathing aids – Safety requirements and test methods|
This Decision "(EU) 2020/1808" has entered into force on 2020-11-30, the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ).
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