Anti-circumvention of standards for better market surveillance

News archive

February 10th, 2020

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.

January 16th, 2020

EU Auditors report on noncompliance

New report of EU Auditors on product noncompliance referring also to ANTICSS

December 03rd, 2019

ANTICSS achievements so far

Brief overview of past and current actions: 

October 16th, 2019

Product categories selected

List of product categories for further investigation

July 08th, 2019

Definition of circumvention

Definition of ‘circumvention’ and ‘jeopardy effects’ in relation to EU Ecodesign and Energy labelling legislation.

June 28th, 2019

Newsletter n.2

ANTICSS Newsletter n.2: June 2019

June 27th, 2019

ECOS Newsletter: ANTICSS project will soon move into the labs

ECOS newsletter on the recent progress in the ANTICSS project

June 24th, 2019

Advisory Board Webinar 24.6.2019

The ANTICSS Advisory Board webinar took place on June 24., 2019

June 20th, 2019

EUSEW 2019 event 20.6.2019

ANTICSS presented on 20.6.2019 at the EUSEW conference in Brussels

May 23rd, 2019

ANTICSS team meeting

The ANTICSS team meets in Lisboa to discuss progress in activities on energy label and the EU ecodesign circumvention issues.

Project news

October 30th, 2020

Electronics Goes Green Conference 2020

Online presentation "Avoiding losses of energy savings caused by possible circumvention of  EU Ecodesign and Energy labelling regulation and standards".

August 14th, 2020

Household tumble driers test analysis available

Results and analysis of the laboratory tests of household tumble driers available