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Regulations

Selling products with a CE mark into the EU

From 16 July 2021, any CE-marked products that are sold into the EU, will have to have an EU established economic operator listed on the product or packaging.

Using of the UKCA/UKNI and CE markings in the UK market

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the UK now has its own domestic regulations covering most goods previously subject to the EU’s CE marking. Get your business ready for these changes.

Extended Producer Responsibility for business sellers

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation is part of a Europe-wide initiative to protect the environment by improving waste management, limiting the use of landfills, and stimulating innovation in recycling.

Since 1 July 2022, all marketplaces, including eBay, have been legally required to make sure that sellers are complying with EPR regulations.

EPR in France

Under the EPR regulations, manufacturers, importers, and eBay sellers are responsible for the entire life cycle of the products they sell. If your buyers are based in France, read this article to find out if the new law applies to your inventory.

EPR in Germany

The German Packaging Act (also known as VerpackG or German EPR Law) affects business sellers whose items end up with private consumers in Germany. Read this article to find out if the new legislation affects your eBay business.