Ecodesign status: Final regulation

Labelling status: Final regulation

2019/2021 and 2019/2015

Last updated: 21 January 2020

A revised ecodesign regulation and labelling regulation was published in October 2019, replacing the following regulations: 

New requirements

The new ecodesign requirements taking effect on September 1, 2021, with the exception of some types of T8 fluorescent lamps that are exempt until September 1, 2023.

The new requirements include:

  • Increased requirements for the possibilities regarding reparations and recycling of different kinds of lighting.
  • Demands regarding flicker.
  • Clearer descriptions, making it easier to interpret the requirements.
  • New scale for energy labelling. The old scale from A+++ to G will be replaced with a new scale from A to G.
  • Requirements for product information to be uploaded in an EU product database: European Product Registry for Energy Labelling (EPREL).

Date Process Key documents
2018-12-17 Regulation approved

Final review: Proposal of regulation for ecodesign requirements (pdf), Annexes (pdf)

Final review: Proposal of regulation for energy labelling (pdf), Annexes (pdf)