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  • FIRA International Ltd

  • FIRA International Ltd
  • March 2017
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Electrically Actuated Furniture for the Domestic Market - A Guide to the UK Regulations
Foreword

This guide has been prepared by FIRA International Ltd on behalf of the Furniture Industry Research Association.

Foreword

This guide has been prepared by FIRA International Ltd on behalf of the Furniture Industry Research Association.

This document is a guide to the application of the Machinery Directive to motorised furniture. It does not replace any legislative documents that are available and is simply additional information to help achieve compliance. As such, the Regulation and relevant supporting documentation (details of which can be found at the end of this document) must also be understood.

The dates and titles of Standards and Regulations referenced within this document were current at the time of publication. It is advised that advice be sought on the status of these and any other applicable documentation when assessing product conformity.

All efforts have been made to ensure this document is correct at the time of going to press. The opinions and advice expressed are given in good faith. However, the authors cannot be held responsible for any action resulting from the content of this guide as the ultimate interpretation of the Regulations rests with the courts. Where serious doubt occurs professional legal opinion should be sought.
Electrically Actuated Furniture for the Domestic Market - A Guide to the UK Regulations Foreword This guide has been prepared by FIRA International Ltd on behalf of the Furniture Industry Research Association. Foreword This guide has been prepared by FIRA International Ltd on behalf of the Furniture Industry Research Association. This document is a guide to the application of the Machinery ...
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Table of Contents

Foreword

1. Introduction
2. Terms and definitions
3. Background
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Harmonised Standards and European Directives
3.3 Electrically actuated furniture and related CE Marking Directives
4. CE Marking Directives
4.1 Low Voltage Directive (LVD) (2014/35/EU).
4.2 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive (2014/30/EU)
4.3 Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) – Amended July 2017
4.4 RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU
4.5 Medical Device Directive (MDD) (93/42/EEC)
5. Proof of conformity for CE marking
5.1. Introduction
5.2 Identify applicable Directives
5.3 Identify applicable Standards
5.4 Self certification
5.5 Technical documentation – The Technical File
5.6 Internal checks on the manufacturing process to Assess Conformity
5.7 Risk Assessment
5.8 Declaration of Conformity
5.9 CE marking the product
5.10 Traceability marking of electrically actuated furniture
5.11 User Instructions and safety information

Appendix A
Applicable Directives and Standards for common examples of electrically actuated domestic furniture
A1 Electrically Operated Recliner and Rise-Recliner Chairs

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A2 Electrically operated TV beds
A3 Electrically operated adjustable beds
A4 Electrically operated height adjustable work-surface
A5 Electrically actuated furniture in kitchens
References
Directives
Standards
Table of Contents Foreword 1. Introduction 2. Terms and definitions 3. Background 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Harmonised Standards and European Directives 3.3 Electrically actuated furniture and related CE Marking Directives 4. CE Marking Directives 4.1 Low Voltage Directive (LVD) (2014/35/EU). 4.2 Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive (2014/30/EU) 4.3 Machinery Directive ...
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