First Regulation To The Product Safety Act (Regulation On The Provision Of Electrical Equipment Designed For Use Within Certain Voltage Limits On The Market)

Original Language Title: Erste Verordnung zum Produktsicherheitsgesetz (Verordnung über die Bereitstellung elektrischer Betriebsmittel zur Verwendung innerhalb bestimmter Spannungsgrenzen auf dem Markt)

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First Regulation on the Product Safety Act (Regulation on the provision of electrical equipment for use within certain voltage limits on the market) (1). ProdSV)

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1. ProdSV

Date of departure: 11.06.1979

Full quote:

" First Regulation on the Product Safety Act (Regulation on the provision of electrical equipment for use within certain voltage limits on the market) of 11 June 1979. June 1979 (BGBl. 629), as last amended by Article 15 of the Law of 8. November 2011 (BGBl. I p. 2178) "

:Last modified by Art. 15 G v. 8.11.2011 I 2178

For details, see the Notes

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(+ + + text evidence from: 1.1.1980 + + +)
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heading: IdF d. Art. 15 No. 1 G v. 8.11.2011 I 2178 mWv 1.12.2011
(+ + + Official note of the norm-provider on EC law:
Implementation of the
EGRL 42/2006 (CELEX Nr: 306L0042) see V v. 18.6.2008 I 1060
EGRL 95/2006 (CELEX Nr: 306L0095) cf. V v. 18.6.2008 I 1060 + + +)
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pursuant to section 4 (1) (1) of the technical work equipment act of the 24. June 1968 (BGBl. 717), after consultation of the Committee on Technical Labour, shall be arranged in agreement with the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and with the approval of the Federal Council: href="index.html#BJNR006290979BJNE000202308"> unofficial table of contents

§ 1

This regulation regulates the nature of electrical equipment for use at a rated voltage of between 50 and 1,000 V for alternating current and between 75 and 1500 V for direct current, as far as technical equipment or ready-to-use items of use or parts thereof are concerned. It does not apply to
1.
Electrical operating equipment for use in explosive devices atmosphere,
2.
electro-radiological and electro-medical equipment,
3.
electrical parts of people and load elevators,
4.
electricity meter,
5.
household plug devices,
6.
electrical power supply devices Fence fences,
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Special electrical equipment intended for use on ships, in aircraft or in railroads and in safety regulations of the international bodies to which the Member States of the European Community belong.
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§ 2

(1) New electrical equipment may only be provided on the market if
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made according to the state of security technology given in the European Community ,
2.
when properly installed and maintained and used as intended, the safety of humans, livestock and the maintenance of property The level of safety technology relevant to electrical equipment shall be determined taking into account the network supply system for which they are intended.
(2) The electrical equipment shall, in particular, be the following security principles are:
1.
The essential characteristics of which Knowledge and observance of an intended and safe use shall be indicated on the electrical equipment or, if this is not possible, on a given notice.
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The manufacturer's mark or trademark is clearly on the electrical equipment or, if it is not possible, on the packaging.
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The electrical equipment and its components must be such that they can be securely and correctly connected or connected.
4.
To protect against hazards that can be used by electrical equipment, technical measures should be provided to ensure that the use and proper use of the equipment is properly applied. Entertainment
a)
People and livestock adequately against the dangers of injury or other damage , which may be caused by direct or indirect contact;
b)
No temperatures, arcs or radiations arising from which hazards arise ;
c)
People, livestock and goods are adequately protected against non-electrical hazards, which experience has been provided by electrical equipment out;
d)
the insulation is appropriate to the required loads.
5.
In order to protect against hazards that may arise from external influences on electrical equipment, technical measures are to be provided to ensure that the electrical equipment is used for the electrical equipment. Resource when used correctly and properly entertained
a)
the intended
b)
b)
b)
b)
under the specified environmental conditions, the non-mechanical effects so far that people, livestock or things are not at risk;
c)
at the intended overloads humans, farm animals
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§ 3

(1) Electrical operating equipment may only be used on the market where, in accordance with paragraph 2, they are marked with the CE marking in accordance with Article 7 of the Product Safety Act, by which the manufacturer or his/her in the Community or any other Contracting State of the Agreement on the European Union The authorized representative established by the Economic Area confirms that the safety requirements laid down in § 2 are fulfilled and that the conformity assessment procedures laid down in Annex IV to Directive 2006 /95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 have been fulfilled. December 2006 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electrical equipment for use within certain voltage limits (OJ L 327, 28.12.2006, p EU No 10) are complied with.(2) The CE marking must be affixed to any electrical equipment or, should this not be possible, on the packaging or on the instructions for use or on the guarantee note, legibly and permanently. Their minimum height is 5 millimeters.(3) The electrical equipment shall also be subject to other legislation which prescribates the CE marking, and the CE marking shall also confirm that the electrical equipment shall also comply with the provisions of those other relevant provisions. Legislation. However, if, in accordance with one or more of these laws, the manufacturer is free to choose the applicable rules during a transitional period, the CE marking shall only confirm that the electrical equipment shall be used by the manufacturer to: Manufacturer's legislation is in accordance with the first sentence. In such cases, documents, references or instructions shall be accompanied by the operating means, in which all the numbers of the Community directives on which the manufacturer applies are based, as published in the Official Journal of the European Union.(4) The following documents must be kept for the competent authorities by the manufacturer or his authorised representative established in the Community or in another Contracting State of the Agreement on the European Economic Area:
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a declaration of conformity in accordance with Annex III B of Directive 2006 /95/EC and
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the technical documentation in accordance with Annex IV, point 3 of the Directive 2006 /95/EC.
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§ 4

is an administrative offence within the meaning of Section 39 (1) (7) (a) of the Product Safety Act, who intentionally or negligently
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contrary to § 3, paragraph 1, sentence 1, an electrical equipment is available on the market or
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§ 3 (4) not available there.
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The Federal Minister for Labour and Social order