The European Commission has launched a review study of the regulations on ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for vacuum cleaners. The study covers the review of Commission Regulation (EU) No 666/2013 and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 665/2013.

The study is carried out by Viegand Maagøe A/S and Van Holsteijn en Kemna for the European Commission, DG Energy. Contract manager is Viegand Maagøe A/S. The study started in July 2017 and is expected to be finished in the summer of 2019.

This website is the main information exchange platform between the study team, the Commission and the stakeholders. All documents will be available through this website. Please register for updates to receive notifications on website updates and published documents.


The information and views set out in this study are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the European Commission. Please read the Disclaimer and Copyright information for this web site.


What's new

17 June 2019: Final report is published and can be downloaded.

9 Janaur 2019: Minutes from 2nd stakeholder meeting 5 December 2018 is available here.

7 December 2018: Slidedeck from 2nd stakeholder meeting 5 December 2018 is available here.

5 November 2018: Registration for second stakeholder meeting is open. 

5 November 2018: Draft final report is published and can be downloaded.

27 July 2018: Minutes of 1st stakeholder meeting is now available.


28 June 2018: Slidedeck from 1st stakeholder meeting 27 June 2018 is available here.


7 May 2018: Draft interim report published


23 April 2018: Registration for first stakeholder meeting is open.


5 February 2018: Revised study timeline


9 August 2017: Launch of the project website

17 July 2017: Launch of study

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