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Regulatory ESSENTIAL
Switzerland - EMC Apparatus

Modular information package with all the essential information for compliant products in your target market.
Conveniently read online at Product-Compliance-Portal ROGER WILLCO.

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Application: Equipment, Apparatus
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Status: Published 2020-07-15 by Torsten Sahm and Benjamin Kerger
Last change 2024-03-01 by Torsten Sahm: Digital user documentation allowed?, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) - Devices
   
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Subject Areas of this Essential:


Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) - Devices

Analysis of regulatory requirements

Legislation in force for this PCT
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

Are legal provisions regulates the product compliance topic? If yes, what is the reference (title, number)?

Scope of legislation
This ESSENTIAL describes the legal obligations for manufacturers and the regulatory requirements for equipment as specified in the technical regulation.

Article 1:
1. This Regulation applies to equipment which is liable to cause electromagnetic disturbance or whose operation is liable to be affected by such disturbance.

2. This Regulation lays down rules:
a. the offering, making available on the market, installation, construction and use of equipment.
b. the acceptance of testing and conformity assessment bodies.
c. the inspection of the equipment.

Article 2:
a. ‘equipment’ means any apparatus or fixed installation.
b. ‘apparatus’:
b1. A finished apparatus, or a combination of such apparatus made available on the market as a functional unit, intended for the end user, which is liable to generate electromagnetic disturbance or whose functioning may be affected by electromagnetic disturbance.
b2. Any component or sub-assembly intended to be incorporated into such apparatus by the end user which is liable to generate electromagnetic disturbance or whose functioning is liable to be affected by such disturbance.
b3. Any combination of such apparatus and, where appropriate, other apparatus which is mobile and intended for use in different locations (mobile installation).'

Responsible actors
here you will get textual information

Which actor(s) are responsible for compliance with the legal provisions: e. g. - economic operators (manufacturer, importer, distributor, fulfilment service provider), - user (commercial/industrial/professional), - user (private, consumer)?

Regulatory market access conditions for the actor(s)
here you will get textual information

What are the main regulatory requirements (e. g. conformity assessment fulfilment of essential requirements of Annex I 2006/42/EC) prior placing on the market, importation and putting into service (brief description)

Exemption clauses
here you will get textual information

Exempted devices/products or industry sectors.

Sub-federal legislation of states/counties
here you will get textual information

E. g. by 2019 an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on governance of the Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) has been signed by Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania.

FTA/MRA status with EU
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

Has the country signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with EU?

Authority
here you will get textual information

Name of the authority for approval and/or registration

Link/Reference to other reference document(s)
here you will get textual information

Comment on the comparability to EU legislation
here you will get textual information

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Route to compliance

Formal and administrative requirements

Registration at related authority required?
here you will get textual information

Product registration? Manufacturer registration? Importer / Representative registration? if required.

Local representative legally required?
here you will get textual information

[Yes/No]

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Equipment authorization (approval process)

Approval process (conformity assessment procedure)
here you will get textual information

Means each legally required approval process prior placing on the market, importation or putting into service

Is the IECEE CB Scheme accepted by the authority/approval body?
here you will get textual information

"[Yes/ No / no information available] [Text] Information (website)"

Conformance document(s) to show compliance to the authority
here you will get textual information

e. g. SDoC, technical documentation (for 10 years), filled-in approval forms (e. g. ACMA in AUT)

Conformance document validity and renewal
here you will get textual information

Validity for Conformance document name mentioned. For mandatory certification validity is important.

Which documents are required by an approval body?
here you will get textual information

e .g. formal application

Is a factory inspection legally required
here you will get textual information

Hint to voluntary certification scheme
here you will get textual information

If a important voluntary certification schemes exists, one link will be given. Important voluntary schemes are for example: UL, CSA, VCCI (Japan)

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Testing & Standards

Specific requirements for testing
here you will get textual information

e. g. is an accredited test lab. mandatory, limits, test samples, product description

General information to the application of standards
here you will get textual information

e. g. China: GB standards are mandatory, EU: harmonized standards shall be published in the OJEU with respect to "presumption of conformity"

Source for standards for conformity assessment
here you will get related hyperlink(s)

National Standardisation Organisation
here you will get related hyperlink(s)

Link to organisation

Are national standards based on IEC/ISO standards?
here you will get textual information

Undetailed information

Is in-country testing legally required?
here you will get textual information

Acceptance of foreign test reports
here you will get textual information

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Regulatory labelling, markings and user information

Regulatory label (mandatory)
here you will get a image or chart

e. g. product label

Regulatory label (mandatory)
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

e. g. product label

Regulatory label (mandatory)
here you will get textual information

e. g. product label

Regulatory e-labelling allowed?
here you will get textual information

e. g. put the regulatory information and labels in a software menu

Required information on the product and/or packaging
here you will get textual information

e. g. address of the manufacturer/importer, serial number

User instructions language(s)
here you will get textual information

Regulated by the legal provisions

User instruction requirements and specific compliance notes
here you will get textual information

Form, sentence inside, simple text. E. g. FCC/ISED compliance information, SAR information, battery, environmental information like waste

Digital user documentation allowed?
here you will get textual information

User instructions allowed by QR-Code/internet or digital medium or integrated in device with display? Safety instruction allowed by QR-Code or digital medium?

Warnings, symbols
here you will get textual information

e. g. ANSI Z 535.4

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

General Information:

   Switzerland

Code, ContinentCHE, Europe
Economic AreaEFTA
Official LanguageGerman, French, Italian, Romansh - Sprachengesetz, SpG |https://www.fedlex.admin.ch/eli/fga/2006/1176/de
Standard InstituteSchweizerische Normen-Vereinigung (Swiss Association for Standardization) - SNV |https://www.snv.ch/de/
HS CodememberYes

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