Timeline of Worldwide Ban on Incadescent Light Bulbs
The EuP directive, or Ecodesign directive as it is also called,
The EuP directive has the aim of supporting product design implementing sustainable and energy-efficient processes via suitable political instruments.
It is interesting that not only energy consumption is to be reduced when the devices are used; the directive is oriented to the complete life cycle of the products from development to production and disposal.
Specific EuP directive guidelines for lamps
Beginning on 1. September 2009, inefficient (halogen) incandescent lamps will be banned step-by-step.
Already banned on the market:
In the near future bans for: