AMDEA representatives

AMDEA has representatives on many stakeholder groups.  The main ones are listed below.

 IEC: International Electrotechnical Commission

Committee Subject
ACEA Advisory Committee on Environmental Aspects
TC 59* Performance of Household Appliances
TC59/MT9 Standby
TC 61* Safety of Household Appliances
SC 77A Low Frequency EMC
TC 89 Fire Hazard Testing
TC111* Environmental standards for electrical and electronic products and systems
Working Group  
TC 61 MT4 Resistance to Heat and Fire

* And Subcommittees and Working Groups


CISPR: International Special Committee on Radio Interference

Committee Subject
CISPR/F High Frequency appliance-related EMC


CENELEC: European Committee for ElectroTechnical Standardisation

Committee Subject
TC 59X Performance of Appliances
TC 61 Safety of Appliances
TC 108X Safety of Domestic Electronics Equipment
TC111X* Environmental Standards
JWG 61/106 EMF of Appliances
Working Group  
JWG108X/59X EuP Mandates Standby and Power Supply
TC61WG8 Child Appealing Appliances
TC8X WG4 European mains supply voltages

* And Working Groups


BSI: British Standards Institution

Committee Subject
L/4 Briefing Committee for ACOS
CPL/59 Performance of Appliances
CPL/59/1 Home Laundry Appliances
CPL/59/13 Refrigeration Appliances
CPL/61 Safety of Electrical Appliances
CPL/61/07 Heating Appliance Group
CPL/61/14 Home Laundry and Dishwashing Machines
EPL/108 Safety of Domestic Electronics Equipment
GEL/111 Environmental Standards for Electrical and Electronic Equipment

* AMDEA is involved in many other committees – this only lists those we chair..



BIS & Defra Joint Working Groups
Refrigeration Industry Group
  1. F-Gas Group
  2. EuP Group
BIS Working Groups
Electronics Regulatory Group
  1. Low Voltage Directive
  2. EMC Directive
  3. ConCAss (Conformity Assessment / New Approach)
  4. Market Surveillance co-ordination
  5. WEEE


AMDEA is also a member of a number of other organisations and these are listed in alphabetical order below.

ACRIB (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board) 
CECED (European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers)This is the European Trade Association for our industry.  There are two categories of members – manufacturing companies and national trade associations.  CECED deals with the European Commission on behalf of the industry as a whole so it plays a vital role in co-ordinating a pan-industry response to proposed legislation.
COCAA (Carbon Monoxide Consumer Awareness Alliance)
CBI (Confederation of British Industry)  
Gas Safe Register
HEEST (Household Electrical and Electronic Servicing Training Forum)
Microwave Technologies Association
National Food Waste Programme
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