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Status: Final regulation


1. Product study completed

A study for each product group examines market data, technological status and other relevant issues. When the study is completed, the Commission formulates a proposal (working document) taking the findings and recommendations of the study into account.

2. Consultation Forum and first proposal

The proposal (working document) from the Commission is communicated to experts, stakeholders and Member States. These parties meet in the Eco-design Consultation Forum to discuss the proposal.

Based on the Consultation Forum and the impact assessments, the Commission formulates a draft regulation.

3. Draft Regulation

When the Commission has formulated a draft regulation, it is sent to Inter-service Consultation (which means internal consultation of the different services of the Commission.). Before it is submitted to the Eco-design Regulatory Committee it is also notified to the WTO.

4. Approved by Regulatory Committee

The draft regulation is then submitted to the Regulatory Committee, which is composed by one representative from each EU Member State.

After the proposed regulation is adopted by a majority of the Regulatory Committee, it is sent to the European Parliament and Council for scrutiny.

5. Final Regulation

The regulation is formally adopted by the Commission and published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) before it enters into force.

The most likely legal form of the implementation is “regulation”, which means that it takes direct legal effect in all Member States.

Status: Final regulation


1. Product study completed

A study for each product group examines market data, technological status and other relevant issues. When the study is completed, the Commission formulates a proposal (working document) taking the findings and recommendations of the study into account.

2. Consultation Forum and first proposal

The proposal (working document) from the Commission is communicated to experts, stakeholders and Member States. These parties meet in the Eco-design Consultation Forum to discuss the proposal.

Based on the Consultation Forum and the impact assessments, the Commission formulates a draft regulation.

3. Draft Regulation

When the Commission has formulated a draft regulation, it is sent to Inter-service Consultation (which means internal consultation of the different services of the Commission.). Before it is submitted to the Eco-design Regulatory Committee it is also notified to the WTO.

4. Approved by Regulatory Committee

The draft regulation is then submitted to the Regulatory Committee, which is composed by one representative from each EU Member State.

After the proposed regulation is adopted by a majority of the Regulatory Committee, it is sent to the European Parliament and Council for scrutiny.

5. Final Regulation

The regulation is formally adopted by the Commission and published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) before it enters into force.

The most likely legal form of the implementation is “regulation”, which means that it takes direct legal effect in all Member States.

Regulation 801/2013: Non-tertiary coffee machines (Lot 25)

Last updated: 30 January 2014

An amendment to the ecodesign regulation on standby introducing requirements for domestic coffee machines, alongside with requirements for televisions and networked standby, entered into force in September 2013.

Consultation Forums of 16 December 2011 and 18 April 2012 supported the view that a product-specific implementing measure for coffee machines should not be adopted. However, requirements on standby were proposed to be made more explicit for coffee machines.

Hence, the regulation on networked standby (Lot 26) also includes power management requirements for coffee machines.

Ecodesign requirements

From 1 January 2015, the delay time after which different coffee machine technologies should go into standby and off modes are:

  • For domestic drip filter coffee machines storing the coffee in an insulated jug, a maximum time of five minutes after completion of the last brewing cycle;
  • For domestic drip filter coffee machines storing the coffee in a non-insulated jug, a maximum time of 40 minutes after completion of the last brewing cycle;
  • For other domestic coffee machines, a maximum time of 30 minutes after completion of the last brewing cycle.
Date Process Key documents
Sep 2013 Ecodesign regulation on networked standby in force

Ecodesign regulation 801/2013 (pdf)

21 Mar 13 Regulatory Committee
13 Jan 13 Notification to the WTO

Draft proposal (pdf)

29 Nov 12 Proposal to ISC

Explanatory memorandum (pdf)
Proposed regulation (pdf)

18 Apr 12 Consultation Forum
16 Dec 11 Consultation Forum

Working document (final) (pdf)
Draft agenda (pdf)

Comments:
Member States:

Belgium (doc)
Italy (doc)
Netherlands (doc)
Sweden (pdf)

NGO & Consumers:
Env NGOs (pdf)
ANEC BEUC (pdf)

Industry & Trade:
CECED (pdf)

9 Aug 11 Product study completed
14 Mar 11 Final stakeholder meeting
final report
task 1 ( pdf)
task 2 ( pdf)
task 3 ( pdf)
task 4 ( pdf)
task 5 ( pdf)
task 6 ( pdf)
task 7 ( pdf)
task 8 ( pdf)

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