Relevant for: Electrical & electronics
Egypt has approved 8 mandatory national standards pertaining to energy efficiency, which include the following:
7820/2014 on measurement of energy efficiency of household dishwashers (based on IEC 60436:2004 plus amendments)
7821/2014 on measurement of energy efficiency of household electric fans (based on IEC 60879)
7823/2014 on energy efficiency requirements for electric lamps (based on EU Commission Regulations No 874/2012 and No 1194/2012)
The other standards relate to sphygmomanometers, infusion equipment for medical use, sanitary products, cement and gas cylinders.
All standards will come into force by 29 January 2015 and all affected products must comply with the mandatory standards by 18 June 2015.
Products in scope:
- Blood pressure monitors/measures
- Compact fluorescent lamps
- Fluorescent lamps
- Gas cylinders
- High intensity discharge lamps
- Incandescent light bulb / Electric lightbulb LED lamps