202115 Feb
Ensuring compliance in the smart wearable devices market
Type
General News
Companies
Source
Electronicspecifier
Summary

In reality, this figure was exceeded far earlier, with the market reaching $25+ billion and over 245 million devices sold by 2019. and it therefore needs to conform to the regulatory requirements for both electrical and electronic (EE) products and the relevant regulations for the surrounding structure. • Performance & reliability testing – specific to type of product (e.g., performance tests for shoes) Manufacturers operating in EU markets need to ensure mandatory chemical substance compliance against a variety of pieces of legislation, including REACH, directives on packaging and batteries, and regulations covering persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and the allergenic effect. In terms of EE components, EU regulations include: • When operating in the US, manufacturers must consider: Most countries will also have safety standards to which the product must conform. These regulations represent just the tip of the iceberg and manufacturers are advised to partner with an experienced testing and certification service provider to ensure they are complying with the correct legislation.

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  • HSE- Health, Safety and Environment
  • Human Resources
  • HealthTech
  • Medical Equipment Software
  • Environmental Management