Other national product regulations

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Member States’ national regulations and requirements provided in special legislation may cover, for example:

  • features of products, such as quality, performance, safety, and dimensions;
  • commercial names, terminology and symbols, testing and testing methods, packaging and labelling;
  • requirements laid down to protect consumers or the environment that affect the life cycle of the product after it is placed on the market (such as using, recycling, reusing and disposing the product) if the requirements might significantly affect the composition, nature or sale of the product.

Companies are responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation.