Ecodesign status: Final regulation

Labelling status: Final regulation

1194/2012 and 874/2012: Directional lighting: luminaires, reflector lamps and LEDs

Last updated: 30 January 2020

A new product category for lighting takes effect September 1, 2021. More information can be found here.

Ecodesign regulation 1194/2012

The ecodesign regulation 1194/2012 covers the following products:

  • directional lamps
  • light-emitting diode (LED) lamps
  • equipment designed for installation between the mains and the lamps (including lamp control gear, control devices and luminaires)

This also includes lighting products that are integrated in other products.

Labelling regulation 874/2012

A labelling regulation for electrical lamps and luminaires applied from 1 September 2013. The scope of the regulation includes:

  • filament lamps
  • flourescent lamps
  • high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps
  • LED lamps and LED modules

For ecodesign requirements on incandescent lamps, halogen lamps and compact fluorescent lamps see Lot 19 part 1.

Date Process Key documents
2017-12-07 Consultation Forum

Explanatory memorandum (doc)

WD ecodesign (docx)

WD labelling (docx)

Comments (zip)

2015-08 Amendment to 1194/2012 in force

Regulation 2015/1428 (pdf)

2014-05 Consultation Forum

WD (doc)

2013-08 Updated lighting guidance

Lighting guide version 2 (pdf)
Questions and answers version 2 (pdf)

2013-05 Lighting guide published

Lighting guide (pdf)
Annex to M495 technical update (xls)
FAQ:s (pdf)

2013-01 Final regulation in force

Final regulation (pdf)

None Final report available

Final project study report (pdf)


Archived documents (zip)