EPEAT Clarification #14-4 Revision A:
Clarification #30 was revised update the EU WEEE Directive annex number from Annex II to Annex VII in a clarification for 1680.1: criterion 126.96.36.199. This change was made to keep the clarification current.
EPEAT Clarification #30 Revision B:
Clarification #30 was revised to include an additional test procedure (RAL-UZ 205) as functionally equivalent with the calculation of emissions by RAL-UZ 122 as specified in 1680.2: criterion 188.8.131.52. This is in addition to RAL-UZ 171 which was previously found to be functionally equivalent to RAL-UZ 122.
EPEAT Clarification #40:
Participating EPEAT Manufacturers have requested an acceptable approach for using analytical test data that can be used to demonstrate conformance to 1680.1: Criterion 184.108.40.206. Draft Revision A of this Clarification went out for public comment in 2016. This Clarification reflects updates based on those comments. Due to changes in the Clarification, it must go through another 30-day comment period. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until March 23, 2017. At the end of the comment period, EPEAT will review the comments and communicate the effective date, as applicable. The Revision B of Clarification #40 may be found here and the link to provide public comments may be found here.
The Outcomes Report for Imaging Equipment Verification Round IE-2016-03 is now available. The Round included Level 0 and Level 1 investigations of Imaging Equipment criteria which had not been verified previously. Fifty-three investigations were completed. The Outcomes Report can be found here.
Clarification #38 relating to PCs and Displays criterion 220.127.116.11 now available
This Clarification #38 is regarding evidence required to prove recycling for cardboard and other fiber-based materials (i.e. derived from a natural fiber) in PC and Displays criterion 18.104.22.168. The Clarification can be found here. Please note there is a separate Clarification for the same PCs and Displays criterion 22.214.171.124 specifically regarding “market/use” that is currently out for an additional 30-day comment period.
Updated Clarification #32 relating to Imaging Equipment criteria 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206
Clarification #32 has been updated for Imaging Equipment criteria 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124. The biggest change is that Clarification approves for use additional Product Category Rules. Comments will be accepted from all interested stakeholders until March 6, 2017. The Clarification can be found here. To provide comments on the current draft click here.
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