Technical Regulations Division

The setting up of the MCCAA absorbed the responsibilities previously covered under the remit of the Malta Standards Authority, which have now been assigned to two entities, namely the Technical Regulations Division and the Standards and Metrology Institute.  The Technical Regulations Division is responsible for all legislation issued by virtue of the Product Safety Act (Cap. 427), the Pesticides Control Act (Cap. 430) and the Food Safety Act (Cap. 449). Furthermore, the Division is the authority in Malta entrusted with the implementation of: Regulation (EC) No 764/2008 of the European Parliament ...read more


Useful Information

CE Marking

  Construction Products  Appliances burning gaseous fuels regulations  Explosives for Civil use The ...

General Safety of Products

  Batteries and Accumulators  Crystal Glass Footwear Textile and Clothing Dangerous imitations    Fo...

Chemicals

Chemical substances and preparations are the foundation of our world.  Chemicals are part of our dai...

Lifts

  Responsible Person/Administrator Obligations in relation to Lifts Home Lifts and Lifts   Registrat...

Cosmetics

On 11 July 2013, a new EU Regulation 1223/2009 ('Cosmetics Regulation ') came into force strengtheni...

Pesticides

  As per Pesticides Control Act, 2001 and the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority Act, ...

Foodstuffs

The general framework for food safety is based on the ‘Farm to fork’ principle and it applies to all...

European Food Safety Authority – Maltese Focal Point

  The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has initiated Focal Points in the Member States to act a...

EC Type Approval of Motor Vehicles

  Type approval is granted to a model of a vehicle, component and separate technical unit that meets...

RAPEX

RAPEX is established as the EU rapid alert system that facilitates the rapid exchange of information...

National Market Surveillance Programme

  Programme Year 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014   2013 2012 2...

Recalls & Warnings

  Joint Market Surveillance Action 2016 on Product Safety  Layman's Report | Updated October 2019   ...

Notifications

  The Technical Regulations Division of the MCCAA, has issued the following public notices:  06 Marc...

Energy Labelling

  Energy label of energy-related products In the European Union, a number of everyday products such ...

Prepare for Brexit

  Union type-approval legislation   Consumer Rights in the event of “NO DEAL” (Id-drittijiet tal-Kon...

Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases

  Definition “Fluorinated greenhouse gases” (also known as F-gases) are man-made chemicals defined a...

Olive Oil

  Olive Oil Marketing Standards A process to optimise fair competition by ensuring a level playing f...

The Mutual Recognition Regulation

  The aim of Regulation (EU) 515 of 2019, is to strengthen the functioning of the internal market by...

Product Contact Point for Construction (PCPC)

  In Malta, the Technical Regulations Division within the MCCAA is the Product Contact Point for Con...