BLOG: New ways of circumventing legislation and standards uncovered
European legislation on ecodesign and energy labelling makes an important contribution to achieving climate protection goals. However, their effect is endangered if manufacturers fail to comply with legal requirements or deliberately circumvent prescribed test procedures. Kathrin Graulich from the Oeko-Institut, coordinator of ANTICSS, explains the project efforts to undercover the tricks used by manufacturers of electrical appliances to circumvent minimum requirements and measurement standards in the field of ecodesign and energy labelling.
EU Auditors report on noncompliance
New report of EU Auditors on product noncompliance referring also to ANTICSS
ANTICSS achievements so far
Brief overview of past and current actions:
Product categories selected
List of product categories for further investigation
Definition of circumvention
Definition of ‘circumvention’ and ‘jeopardy effects’ in relation to EU Ecodesign and Energy labelling legislation.
ANTICSS Newsletter n.2: June 2019
ECOS Newsletter: ANTICSS project will soon move into the labs
ECOS newsletter on the recent progress in the ANTICSS project
Advisory Board Webinar 24.6.2019
The ANTICSS Advisory Board webinar took place on June 24., 2019
EUSEW 2019 event 20.6.2019
ANTICSS presented on 20.6.2019 at the EUSEW conference in Brussels
ANTICSS team meeting
The ANTICSS team meets in Lisboa to discuss progress in activities on energy label and the EU ecodesign circumvention issues.