Ecodesign status: Final regulation

Labelling status: Final regulation

1015/2010 and 1061/2010: Domestic washing machines

Last updated: 01 December 2017

This product group is under revision. Consultation Forum will be held 18 December 2017.

The first Consultation Forum for washing machines was held in December 2008. After almost two years of political process ecodesign, minimum requirements were adopted.


Labelling regulation for washing machines entered into force 20 December 2010. Labels for this product group were first introduced in 1992.

Date Process Key documents
2017-12-18 Consultation Forum

WD Ecodesign (docx)
Annexes Ecodesign (docx)
WD Labelling (docx)
Annexes Labelling (docx)

Explanatory memorandum (doc)

2014 Review study started

Revision study web site

2010-12 Labelling regulation in force

Final labelling regulation (pdf)

2010-11 Regulation published in the Official Journal

Final ecodesign regulation (pdf)


Corrigenda ecodesign regulation (pdf)

2008 Study on domestic wet appliances

Final report (zip)


Archived documents (zip)