Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU

Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU Certification

Comply with RED 2014/53/EU to gain access to the EU radio equipment market

Comply with RED 2014/53/EU to gain access to the EU radio equipment market

CE Marking For Radio Equipment

The EU’s Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU was introduced in 2016 to establish manufacturing standards for radio products relating to their health and safety, EMC, and efficient use of the radio spectrum. Radio equipment manufacturers and distributors must prove compliance by affixing a RED 2014/53/EU CE mark to their products.

Radio equipment covers a growing array of products, from broadcast radios and television receivers to garage door openers and residential monitoring systems. To legally sell these products in the EU and European Economic Area (EEA), manufacturers and distributors must ensure their product displays a CE mark. Failure to do so may result in fines, products being banned and recall.

IMPORTANT NOTE: On January 12, 2022, the European Commission updated the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) to include additional legislation (2022/30/EU) for certain categories of radio equipment to increase the level of cybersecurity, personal data protection and privacy. These provisions become mandatory on the August 1, 2024. Read more.

Dr Simon Hindle – Taking Radio Products Through Compliance

During a recent interview, Simon discusses the compliance requirements for radio products, covering various topics such as; what requirements you are likely to face, regulatory frameworks, considerations for products with RF modules, and the importance of selecting the right module manufacturer.

We Help You Comply with Directive 2014/53/EU

TÜV SÜD is an EU Notified Body authorized to evaluate products for compliance with the requirements of the EU’s Radio Equipment Directive and approve the use of the RED CE mark. Our technical professionals are actively involved in international advisory boards and standards development activities, giving you confidence that your product is fully compliant.

We can test your products in our labs or at your premises, ensuring you get your RED CE mark fast and can sell to the EU market as soon as possible. Our experts have helped thousands of companies access the EU market fast through our efficient testing process. The services we offer for RED compliance include:

  • Regulatory requirements – we interpret all relevant regulation as it applies to your product and advise you on the correct testing methods
  • CE marking – we apply a RED CE mark to your product and help you complete all necessary documentation
  • Testing – TÜV SÜD is an EU Notified Body for the Radio Equipment Directive and is accredited for radio and telecommunications testing under the IECEE’s CB scheme
  • Regulations – TÜV SÜD technical experts keep up to date on worldwide regulations and standards applicable to radio and telecommunications equipment, and participate in a number of key industry groups and trade organizations
  • Other requirements – we can offer support in complying with the requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive in conjunction with other regulations and standards applicable to radio equipment and devices

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Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU

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