European Lamp Companies Federation (ELC) to Address the Need for Harmonized Regulations of Certain High Performance Lamps

June 30, 2011

The European Lamp Companies Federation (ELC) issued a press release on 30 June 2011 announcing that its members companies, including Philips, are working together in addressing the need to harmonize national and international regulations concerning certain high performance lamps.


The press release and supporting information can be viewed here:



For further information on this announcement, contact ELC


Juergen Sturm, Secretary General, ELC, Brussels

Tel. +32 474 998 864, email:

Further information


For information relating to how this announcement affects Philips, contact the press office:


Barbara Neate

Media Relations Manager, Philips Lighting UK

Tel: + 44 (0) 1483 293 071

E- mail: 


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