1) Products that fall within the scope of a directive must comply when first put on the market or put into service in any of the following areas.
2) The above statement implies that products that have been on the market or in service in any of the following areas, before the implementation of a directive, are excluded from scope.
European Union (EU) Members:
Non EU Members within the EEA:
EEA Overseas Countries and Territories:
The following states are EU applicants and may become EU members in the future:
Switzerland is a member of EFTA but is not a member of the EEA.
The Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Gibraltar are not within the EEA.