Low Voltage Directive

The Low Voltage Directive (LVD) covers all health and safety risks of electrical equipment operating with a voltage between 50 and 100 V for alternating current and between 75 and 1500 V for direct current.

This updated Directive brings it in line with the new legislative framework which means that it is similar to the Toys Safety Directive; it requires CE marking and a Declaration of Conformity.

This document provides guidance for toy companies who are already in compliance with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and highlights important differences between the Directives. Lastly this guide gives an overview of the Directive’s structure outlining the chapters, articles, annexes, and appendices.