We have already reported some time ago that Amazon, like other marketplaces, is now obliged to check the EPR number of sellers. In reality, this leads to problems for many sellers, especially when it comes to electronic devices. The WEEE Reg. Number, which Amazon requires as proof, is often not accepted. So, what to do when Amazon suddenly blocks the listing due to an incorrect or missing WEEE number?
Category: EU WEEE directive
The German Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) sets out requirements that all parties involved in the sale of electrical devices in Germany must adhere to. The third version came into force on 1 January 2022. Here you can find everything you should know.
From 2022, Amazon and other marketplaces are required by law to check the EPR registration number of their sellers for France and Germany. Further EU member states are expected to follow. Find out all you need to know on your EPR obligations.
The WEEE symbol indicates to consumers which devices may not be disposed of in household waste but must be collected separately. Here you can find out whether you, as an online retailer operating throughout Europe, are obliged to use the symbol with or without the bar.
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