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Guideline on the application of COMMISSION REGULATION 641/2009 /EC and the amendment 622/2012/EUwith regard to ecodesign requirements for circulators


Guideline on the application of COMMISSION REGULATION 641/2009 /EC and the amendment 622/2012/EUwith regard to ecodesign requirements  for circulators

Introduction
Commission Regulation (EC) 641/2009 and its amendment (EU) 622/2012 implement the EuP/ErP Directive by specifying ecodesign requirements for glandless standalone circulators and glandless circulators integrated into products. The ecodesign requirements imply that only standalone circulators with an Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) of not more than 0.27 are allowed after 2013 and only circulators with an EEI of not more than 0.23 are allowed after August 1, 2015.
The aim of this guideline is to clarify possible questions when implementing these requirements.
Interpretation of placing on the market

In April 2014 the European Commission published a revised version of its Blue Guide on the implementation of EU product rules –mainly to reflect changes for the New Legislative Framework. Due to the publication of the Blue Guide it became necessary to adapt this Guideline to changes in the Blue Book. The following list ofDefinitions describe some of the terms used in the legal texts and are copied out of the Blue Guide 2014or the directive itself...

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