• Are you manufacturing, importing or supplying medical devices in Europe?

  • Do these include electrical/electronic devices?

  • Are you up-to-date with the latest implications of the EU RoHS Directive?

  • Do you understand the packaging and packaging waste regulations?

  • Have you registered with EU countries if you provide batteries in your products?

  • Are you aware of the European restrictions on manufacture/import of chemicals which took effect in 2009?

  • Would compliance with EN ISO 14001 or the EU Eco-label program help your marketing?


There is an ever-increasing portfolio of European environmental legislation which applies to medical device companies, ranging from importation of raw materials to end-of-life device disposal. Thus a complete understanding of these issues is important, not only to European manufacturers, but also to non-European companies that export to Europe.
Based upon knowledge of the associated voluntary standards and eco-friendly labeling programs, Gemar can provide advice to medical device companies on:
If you have an environment-related question, contact us to speak with our Environmental Systems Specialist, who is a recognized expert in this area.