EU-27: Revision of revision Radio Equipment Directive including harmonisation of chargers for electronic devices to USB-C

Progress

Current status
in grace period
28 Dec 2024 in force
27 Dec 2022 in grace period
24 Oct 2022 adopted
04 Oct 2022 under deliberation
07 Jun 2022 under deliberation
23 Sep 2021 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Algorithm design and technical standards
Regulated Economic Activity
technological consumer goods
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
supranational

Timeline of events

28 Dec 2024
in force

Implemented Radio Equipment Directive including harmonisation of electronic devices chargers to USB-C

On 28 December 2024, Directive 2022/2380 on harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment is implemented. The Directive harmonises chargers for most electronic devices to the USB-C s…

Source
Event type law
Action type implementation
Government branch executive
Government body central government
27 Dec 2022
in grace period

Entry into force with grace period of Radio Equipment Directive including harmonisation of electronic devices chargers to USB-C

On 27 December 2022, Directive 2022/2380 on harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment came into effect (20 days after its publication in the Official Journal of the European Unio…

Source
Event type law
Action type in force with grace period
Government branch executive
Government body central government
24 Oct 2022
adopted

European Council approves Radio Equipment Directive including harmonisation of electronic devices chargers to USB-C

On 24 October 2022, the European Council approved the Radio Equipment Directive harmonising chargers for most electronic devices to the USB-C standard. Specifically, USB-C is to become the required port for smartphones, tablets, headphones, speakers…

Source
Event type law
Action type adoption
Government branch executive
Government body central government
04 Oct 2022
under deliberation

EU Parliament passes Radio Equipment Directive including harmonisation of electronic devices chargers to USB-C

On 4 October 2022, the European Parliament passed the Radio Equipment Directive harmonising chargers for most electronic devices to the USB-C standard. Specifically, USB-C is to become the required port for smartphones, tablets, headphones, speakers…

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch executive
Government body central government
07 Jun 2022
under deliberation

Reached provisional agreement on Radio Equipment Directive including harmonisation of electronic devices chargers to USB-C

On 7 June 2022, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a provisional agreement on the revision of the Radio Equipment Directive that includes the harmonisation of chargers for most electronic devices to the USB-C standard. Specific…

Source
Event type law
Action type amendment
Government branch executive
Government body central government
23 Sep 2021
under deliberation

Proposed revision of Radio Equipment Directive including harmonsiation of electronic devices chargers to USB-C

On 23 September 2021, the European Commission (EC) proposed a revision of the Radio Equipment Directive in an effort to harmonize the charger for most electronic devices to USB-C. Specifically, USB-C is to become the required port for smartphones, t…

Source
Event type law
Action type introduction
Government branch executive
Government body central government