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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 standard which is now the required port for smartphones, tablets, headphones, speakers, and game consoles, among others. Furthermore, the producers of chargers are bound to install the same fast charging technology across devices. Finally, chargers are to be sold separately from electronic devices.

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Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Algorithm design and technical standards
Regulated Economic Activity
technological consumer goods
Implementation Level
supranational
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government

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2021-09-23
under deliberation

On 23 September 2021, the European Commission (EC) proposed a revision of the Radio Equipment Direc…

2022-06-07
under deliberation

On 7 June 2022, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a provisional agreement on…

2022-10-04
under deliberation

On 4 October 2022, the European Parliament passed the Radio Equipment Directive harmonising charger…

2022-10-24
adopted

On 24 October 2022, the European Council approved the Radio Equipment Directive harmonising charger…

2022-12-27
in grace period

On 27 December 2022, Directive 2022/2380 on harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating…

2024-12-28
in force

On 28 December 2024, Directive 2022/2380 on harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating…