New deadlines approved by ESMA for ECAS logo implementation on product and its packaging.
|For all new shipment/Production into UAE (Printed or Sticker)||1st September 2018|
|For All products in UAE market (Printed or Sticker)||1st January 2019|
|Printed ECAS Logo on all certified products in UAE (Sticker not acceptable)||1st January 2020|
ECAS mark shall bear the notified body’s number.
Usage policy for ECAS mark between NB and the client shall be signed by client and approved by notified body before placing the ECAS logo on product and its packaging.
Exemption for ECAS logo.
- Products do not require any additional ECAS mark– Products carrying other acceptable marks for the UAE market (EQM mark, G-mark, organic food mark, Oxo-biodegradable product)
- Energy drinks: ECAS mark not allowed.
- Tobacco products and Tobacco Moassel: ECAS mark not allowed.
- Products covered/certified only under RoHS regulation.
Cosmetics and Detergents: Applicants are allowed to put ECAS mark without NB number but applicant have to inform ESMA and submit the batch number to ESMA for confirmation.
Products falling under multiple regulations have to comply with all regulations (valid certificates) before placing ECAS logo on the product and its packaging.