As of 1 January 2019, suppliers (manufacturers, importers or authorised representatives) need to register their appliances, which require an energy label in the European Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL), before selling them on the European market.
Consumers will be able to search the product database for energy labels and product information sheets (March 2021 for the first rescaled product categories).
For products placed on the EU market
from 1 January 2019, their registration must be completed before placing any product on the European market
between 1 August 2017 and 31 December 2018, their registration had to be completed until 30 June 2019
before 1 August 2017 and which are no longer marketed after this date, their registration is on a voluntary basis (at any time)
European Product Database for Energy Labeling (EPREL)
The energy labelling requirements for individual product groups are established under the EU's Energy Labelling framework Regulation (2017/1369).
For the following product groups registration is mandatory: