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EEE Producer

According to the Legislative decree 49/2014 for Producer of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) is meant: 

«any natural or legal person who, irrespective of the selling technique used, including distance communication, within the meaning of the Section II, of the Chapter I, of Title III of the Legislative decree September 6th, 2005 no. 206, for the protection of consumers in respect of distance selling contracts:

  • is established in Italy and manufactures EEE under his own name or trademark, or has EEE designed or manufactured, and markets it under his name or trademark within the Italy;
  • is established in Italy and resells within the national market, under his own name or trademark, equipment produced by other suppliers; the reseller is not regarded as ‘producer’ if the brand of the producer appears on the equipment, as provided for under 1);
  • is established in Italy and places on the national market, on a professional basis, EEE from a third country or from another Member State of the E.U.; 
  • is established in another Member State of the E.U or in a third country and sells EEE on the Italian market by means of distance communication directly to private households or to users other than private households».

Producer can be also Distributor and Importer.

Batteries and Accumulators Producer

According to the Legislative decree 188/2008 for Producer of Batteries and Accumulators is meant:

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Waste Batteries and Accumulators


In Italy, the regulations are:

  • Legislative Decree No. 49/2014 for the EEE and WEEE
  • Legislative Decree No. 188/2008 for batteries and accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators (WBA)

Discover more details in the dedicated section


Companies that place Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Batteries and Accumulators on the market are required to comply with certain obligations deriving from the relevant regulations.


Companies that do not comply with WEEE and RPA regulations may face penalties for non-compliance with their obligations.