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Consolidated text: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2013 of 11 March 2019 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of electronic displays and repealing Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1062/2010 (Text with EEA relevance)Text with EEA relevance

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COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2019/2013

of 11 March 2019

supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of electronic displays and repealing Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1062/2010

(Text with EEA relevance)

(OJ L 315 5.12.2019, p. 1)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

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COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2021/340 of 17 December 2020

  L 68

62

26.2.2021


Corrected by:

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Corrigendum, OJ L 050, 24.2.2020, p.  18 (2019/2013)




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COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2019/2013

of 11 March 2019

supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to energy labelling of electronic displays and repealing Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1062/2010

(Text with EEA relevance)



Article 1

Subject matter and scope

1.  
This Regulation establishes requirements for the labelling of, and the provision of supplementary product information on electronic displays, including televisions, monitors and digital signage displays.
2.  

This Regulation shall not apply to the following:

(a) 

any electronic display with a screen area smaller than or equal to 100 square centimetres;

(b) 

projectors;

(c) 

all-in-one video conference systems;

(d) 

medical displays;

(e) 

virtual reality headsets;

(f) 

displays integrated or to be integrated into products listed in points 3(a) and 4 of Article 2 of Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 1 );

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(g) 

electronic displays that are components or sub-assemblies as defined in point 2 of Article 2 of Directive 2009/125/EC;

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(h) 

broadcast displays;

(i) 

security displays;

(j) 

digital interactive whiteboards;

(k) 

digital photo frames;

(l) 

digital signage displays which meet any of the following characteristics:

(1) 

designed and constructed as a display module to be integrated as a partial image area of a larger display screen area and not intended for use as a standalone display device;

(2) 

distributed self-contained in an enclosure for permanent outdoor use;

(3) 

distributed self-contained in an enclosure with a screen area less than 30 dm2 or greater than 130 dm2;

(4) 

the display has a pixel density less than 230 pixels/cm2 or more than 3 025 pixels/cm2;

(5) 

a peak white luminance in standard dynamic range (SDR) operating mode of greater than or equal to 1 000 cd/m2;

(6) 

no video signal input interface and display drive allowing the correct display of a standardised dynamic video test sequence for power measurement purposes;

(m) 

status displays;

(n) 

control panels.

Article 2

Definitions

For the purpose of this Regulation the following definitions shall apply:

(1) 

electronic display’ means a display screen and associated electronics that, as its primary function, displays visual information from wired or wireless sources;

(2) 

television’ means an electronic display designed primarily for the display and reception of audiovisual signals and which consists of an electronic display and one or more tuners/receivers;

(3) 

tuner/receiver’ means an electronic circuit that detects television broadcast signal, such as terrestrial digital or satellite, but not internet unicast, and facilitates the selection of a TV channel from a group of broadcast channels;

(4) 

‘monitor’ or ‘computer monitor’ or ‘computer display’ means an electronic display intended for one person for close viewing such as in a desk based environment;

(5) 

digital photo frame’ means an electronic display that displays exclusively still visual information;

(6) 

projector’ means an optical device for processing analogue or digital video image information, in any format, to modulate a light source and project the resulting image onto an external surface;

(7) 

status display’ means a display used to show simple but changing information such as selected channel, time or power consumption. A simple light indicator is not considered a status display;

(8) 

‘control panel’ means an electronic display whose main function is to display images associated with product operational status; it may provide user interaction by touch or other means to control the product operation. It may be integrated into products or specifically designed and marketed to be used exclusively with the product;

(9) 

‘all-in-one video conference system’ means a dedicated system designed for video conferencing and collaboration, integrated within a single enclosure, whose specifications shall include all of the following features:

(a) 

support for specific videoconference protocol ITU-T H.323 or IETF SIP as delivered by the manufacturer;

(b) 

camera(s), display and processing capabilities for two-way real-time video including packet loss resilience;

(c) 

loudspeaker and audio processing capabilities for two-way real-time hands-free audio including echo cancellation;

(d) 

an encryption function;

(e) 

HiNA;

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(10) 

HiNA’ means High Network Availability as defined in Article 2 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1275/2008 ( 2 );

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(11) 

broadcast display’ means an electronic display designed and marketed for professional use by broadcasters and video production houses for video content creation. Its specifications shall include all of the following features:

(a) 

colour calibration function;

(b) 

input signal analysis function for input signal monitoring and error detection, such as wave-form monitor/vector scope, RGB cut off, facility to check the video signal status at actual pixel resolution, interlace mode and screen marker;

(c) 

Serial Digital Interface (SDI) or Video over internet Protocol (VoIP) integrated with the product;

(d) 

not intended for use in public areas;

(12) 

‘digital interactive whiteboard’ means an electronic display which allows direct user interaction with the displayed image. The digital interactive whiteboard is designed primarily to provide presentations, lessons or remote collaboration, including the transmission of audio and video signals. Its specification shall include all of the following features:

(a) 

primarily designed to be installed hanging, mounted on a ground stand, set on a shelf or desktop or fixed to a physical structure for viewing by multiple people;

(b) 

be necessarily used with computer software with specific functionalities to manage content and interaction;

(c) 

integrated or designed to be specifically used with a computer for running the software in point (b);

(d) 

a display screen area greater than 40 dm2;

(e) 

user interaction by finger or pen touch or other means such as hand, arm gesture or voice;

(13) 

security display’ means an electronic display whose specification shall include all of the following features:

(a) 

self-monitoring function capable of communicating at least one of the following information to a remote server:

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power status;
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internal temperature from anti-overload thermal sensing;
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video source;
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audio source and audio status (volume/mute);
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model and firmware version;
(b) 

user-specified specialist form factor facilitating the installation of the display into professional housings or consoles;

(14) 

‘digital signage display’ means an electronic display that is designed primarily to be viewed by multiple people in non-desktop based and non-domestic environments. Its specifications shall include all of the following features:

(a) 

unique identifier to enable addressing a specific display screen;

(b) 

a function disabling unauthorised access to the display settings and displayed image;

(c) 

network connection (encompassing a hard-wired or wireless interface) for controlling, monitoring or receiving the information to display from remote unicast or multicast but not broadcast sources;

(d) 

designed to be installed hanging, mounted or fixed to a physical structure for viewing by multiple people and not placed on the market with a ground stand;

(e) 

does not integrate a tuner to display broadcast signals;

(15) 

‘integrated’, referring to a display which is part of another product as a functional component, means electronic displays that are not able to be operated independently from the product and that depend on it for providing their functions, including power;

(16) 

‘medical display’ means an electronic display covered by the scope of:

(a) 

Council Directive 93/42/EEC ( 3 ) concerning medical devices; or

(b) 

Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 4 ) on medical devices; or

(c) 

Council Directive 90/385/EEC ( 5 ) on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices; or

(d) 

Directive 98/79/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 6 ) on in vitro diagnostic medical devices; or

(e) 

Regulation (EU) 2017/746 of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 7 ) on in vitro diagnostic medical devices;

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(18) 

screen area’ means the viewable area of the electronic display calculated by multiplying the maximum viewable image width by the maximum viewable image height along the surface of the panel (both flat or curved);

(19) 

‘virtual reality headset’ means a head-wearable device that provides immersive virtual reality for the wearer by displaying stereoscopic images for each eye with head motion tracking functions;

(20) 

‘point of sale’ means a location where electronic displays are displayed or offered for sale, hire or hire-purchase.

Article 3

Obligations of suppliers

1.  

Suppliers shall ensure that:

(a) 

each electronic display is supplied with a label in printed form in the format and containing the information set out in Annex III;

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(b) 

the values of the parameters included in the product information sheet, as set out in Annex V, are entered into the public part of the product database;

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(c) 

if specifically requested by the dealer, the product information sheet shall be made available in printed form;

(d) 

the content of the technical documentation, as set out in Annex VI, is entered into the product database;

(e) 

any visual advertisement for a specific model of electronic display, including on the internet, contains the energy efficiency class and the range of efficiency classes available on the label in accordance with Annex VII and Annex VIII;

(f) 

any technical promotional material concerning a specific model of electronic display, including on the internet, which describes its specific technical parameters, includes the energy efficiency class of that model and the range of efficiency classes available on the label, in accordance with Annex VII;

(g) 

an electronic label, in the format and containing the information as set out in Annex III, shall be made available to dealers for each electronic display model;

(h) 

an electronic product information sheet, as set out in Annex V, is made available to dealers for each electronic display model;

(i) 

in addition to point (a), the label shall be printed on the packaging or stuck on it.

2.  
The energy efficiency class shall be based on the energy efficiency index calculated in accordance with Annex II.

Article 4

Obligations of dealers

Dealers shall ensure that:

(a) 

each electronic display, at the point of sale, including at trade fairs, bears the label provided by suppliers in accordance with point 1(a) of Article 3 displayed on the front of the appliance or hung on it or placed in such a way as to be clearly visible and unequivocally associated to the specific model; provided that the electronic display is kept in on-mode when visible to customers for sale, the electronic label in accordance with point 1(g) of Article 3 displayed on the screen may replace the printed label;

(b) 

where an electronic display model is displayed in a point of sale without any unit displayed out of the box, the label printed on the box or stuck on it shall be visible;

(c) 

in the event of distance selling or telemarketing, the label and product information sheet are provided in accordance with Annexes VII and VIII;

(d) 

any visual advertisement for a specific model of electronic display, including on the internet, contains the energy efficiency class and the range of efficiency classes available on the label, in accordance with Annex VII;

(e) 

any technical promotional material concerning a specific model of electronic display, including technical promotional material on the internet, which describes its specific technical parameters, includes the energy efficiency class of that model and the range of efficiency classes available on the label, in accordance with Annex VII.

Article 5

Obligations of service provider on internet hosting platforms

Where a hosting service provider, as referred to in Article 14 of Directive 2000/31/EC, allows the selling of electronic displays through its internet website, the service provider shall enable the showing of the electronic label and electronic product information sheet provided by the dealer on the display mechanism in accordance with the provisions of Annex VIII and shall inform the dealer of the obligation to display them.

Article 6

Measurement methods

The information to be provided pursuant to Articles 3 and 4 shall be obtained by reliable, accurate and reproducible measurement and calculation methods, which take into account the recognised state-of-the-art measurement and calculation methods set out in Annex IV.

Article 7

Verification procedure for market surveillance purposes

Member States shall apply the verification procedure laid down in Annex IX when performing the market surveillance checks referred to in paragraph 3 of Article 8 of Regulation (EU) 2017/1369.

Article 8

Review

The Commission shall review this Regulation in the light of technological progress and present the results of this review, including, if appropriate, a draft revision proposal, to the Consultation Forum no later than 25 December 2022.

The review shall in particular assess the following:

(a) 

whether it is or is still appropriate to have separate energy categorisations for SDR and HDR;

(b) 

the verification tolerances set out in Annex IX;

(c) 

whether other electronic displays should be included in the scope;

(d) 

the appropriateness of the balance of stringency between larger and smaller products;

(e) 

whether it is feasible to develop appropriate notification methods for the energy consumption;

(f) 

the possibility to address circular economy aspects.

In addition, the Commission shall review the label to rescale it when the requirements of Article 11 of Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 are met.

Article 9

Repeal

Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1062/2010 is repealed as of 1 March 2021.

Article 10

Transitional measures

As from 25 December 2019 until 28 February 2021, the product fiche required under point 1(b) of Article 3 of Regulation (EU) No 1062/2010 may be made available through the product database instead of being provided in printed form with the product. In that case the supplier shall ensure that if, specifically requested by the dealer, the product fiche shall be made available in printed form.

Article 11

Entry into force and application

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall apply from 1 March 2021. However, point 1(a) of Article 3 shall apply from 1 November 2020.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.




ANNEX I

Definitions for the purposes of the Annexes

The following definitions shall apply:

(1) 

‘energy efficiency index’ (EEI) means an index number for the relative energy efficiency of an electronic display, as set out in point B of Annex II;

(2) 

‘High Dynamic Range (HDR)’ means a method to increase the contrast ratio of the image of an electronic display by using metadata generated during the creation of the video material and that the display management circuitry interprets to produce a contrast ratio and colour rendering perceived by the human eye as more realistic than that achieved by non HDR-compatible displays;

(3) 

‘contrast ratio’ means the difference between the peak brightness and black level in an image;

(4) 

luminance’ means the photometric measure of the luminous intensity per unit area of light traveling in a given direction, expressed in units of candelas per square meter (cd/m2). The term brightness is often used to ‘subjectively’ qualify the luminance of an electronic display;

(5) 

Automatic Brightness Control (ABC)’ means the automatic mechanism that, when enabled, controls the brightness of an electronic display as a function of the ambient light level illuminating the front of the display;

(6) 

default’, referring to a specific feature or setting, means the value of a specific feature as set at the factory and available when the customer uses the product for the first time and after performing a ‘reset to factory settings’ action, if allowed by the product;

(7) 

pixel (picture element)’ means the area of the smallest element of a picture that can be distinguished from its neighbouring elements;

(8) 

on mode’ or ‘active mode’ means a condition in which the electronic display is connected to a power source, has been activated and is providing one or more of its display functions;

(9) 

forced menu’ means a specific menu, appearing upon initial start-up of the electronic display or upon a reset to factory settings, offering a set of display settings, pre-defined by the supplier;

(10) 

normal configuration’ means a display setting which is recommended to the end-user by the supplier from the initial set up menu or the factory setting that the electronic display has for the intended product use. It must deliver the optimal quality for the end user in the intended environment and for the intended use. The normal configuration is the condition in which the values for off, standby, networked standby and on mode are measured;

(11) 

brightest on mode configuration’ means the configuration of the electronic display, pre-set by the supplier, which provides an acceptable picture with the highest measured luminance;

(12) 

shop configuration’ means the configuration of the electronic display for use specifically in the context of demonstrating the electronic display, for example in high illumination (retail) conditions and not involving an auto power-off if no user action or presence is detected;

(13) 

‘room presence sensor’ or ‘gesture detection sensor’ or ‘occupancy sensor’ means a sensor monitoring and reacting to movements in the space around the product whose signal can trigger the switching to on mode. Lack of movement detection for a predetermined time can be used to switch into standby mode or networked standby mode;

(14) 

‘off mode’ means a condition in which the electronic display is connected to the mains power source and is not providing any function: the following shall also be considered as off mode:

(1) 

conditions providing only an indication of off mode condition;

(2) 

conditions providing only functionalities intended to ensure electromagnetic compatibility pursuant to Directive 2014/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 8 );

(15) 

standby mode’ means a condition where the electronic display is connected to the mains or DC power source, depends on energy input from that source to work as intended and provides only the following functions, which may persist for an indefinite time:

— 
reactivation function, or reactivation function and only an indication of enabled reactivation function; and/or
— 
information or status display;
(16) 

reactivation function’ means a function that via a remote switch, a remote control unit, an internal sensor, a timer or, for networked displays in networked standby mode, the network, provides a switch from standby mode or networked standby mode to a mode, other than off-mode, providing additional functions;

(17) 

‘display mechanism’ means any screen, including tactile screen or other visual technology used for displaying internet content to users;

(18) 

‘nested display’ means visual interface where an image or data set is accessed by a mouse click, mouse roll-over or tactile screen expansion of another image or data set;

(19) 

‘tactile screen’ means a screen responding to touch, such as that of a tablet computer, slate computer or a smartphone;

(20) 

‘alternative text’ means text provided as an alternative to a graphic allowing information to be presented in non-graphical form where display devices cannot render the graphic or as an aid to accessibility such as input to voice synthesis applications;

(21) 

External Power Supply (EPS)’ means a device as defined in Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1782 ( 9 );

(22) 

standardised EPS’ means an external power supply designed to provide power to various devices and that is complies with a standard issued by an international standardization organization;

(23) 

‘Quick Response (QR) code’ means a matrix barcode included on the energy label of a product model that links to that model’s information in the public part of the product database;

(24) 

‘network’ means a communication infrastructure with a topology of links and an architecture that includes the physical components, organisational principles and communication procedures and formats (protocols);

(25) 

network interface’ (or ‘network port’) means a wired or wireless physical interface, providing network connection, through which functions of the electronic display can be remotely activated and data received or sent. Interfaces to input data such as video and audio signals, but not originating from a network source and using a network address, are not considered to be a network interface;

(26) 

‘network availability’ means the capability of an electronic display to activate functions after a remotely initiated trigger has been detected by a network interface;

(27) 

‘networked display’ means an electronic display that can connect to a network using one of its network interfaces, if enabled;

(28) 

networked standby mode’ means a condition in which the electronic display is able to resume a function by way of a remotely initiated trigger from a network interface;

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(29) 

‘declared values’ means the values provided by the supplier for the stated, calculated or measured technical parameters, pursuant to Article 3(3) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 and in accordance with Article 3(1)(d) and Annex VI of this Regulation, for the verification of compliance by the Member State authorities;

(30) 

guarantee’ means any undertaking by the retailer or supplier to the consumer to:

(a) 

reimburse the price paid; or

(b) 

replace, repair or handle the electronic displays in any way if they do not meet the specifications set out in the guarantee statement or in the relevant advertising.

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ANNEX II

A.    Energy efficiency classes

The energy efficiency class of an electronic display shall be determined on the basis of its energy efficiency index for labelling (EEIlabel ) as set out in Table 1. The EEIlabel of an electronic display shall be determined in accordance with part B of this Annex.



Table 1

Energy efficiency classes of electronic displays

Energy Efficiency Class

Energy Efficiency Index (EEIlabel )

A

EEIlabel < 0,30

B

0,30 ≤ EEIlabel < 0,40

C

0,40 ≤ EEIlabel < 0,50

D

0,50 ≤ EEIlabel < 0,60

E

0,60 ≤ EEIlabel < 0,75

F

0,75 ≤ EEIlabel < 0,90

G

0,90 ≤ EEIlabel

B.    Energy Efficiency Index (EEIlabel )

The Energy Efficiency Index (EEIlabel ) of the electronic display shall be calculated using the following equation:

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where:

A represents the viewing surface area in dm2;

Pmeasured is the measured power in on mode in Watts in the normal configuration and set as indicated in Table 2;

corrl is a correction factor set as indicated in Table 3.



Table 2

Measurement of Pmeasured

Dynamic Range level

Pmeasured

Standard Dynamic Range (SDR): PmeasuredSDR

Power demand in Watts (W) in on mode, measured when displaying standardised test sequences of moving picture from dynamic broadcast content. Where allowances are applicable according to part C of this Annex, they should be deducted from Pmeasured .

High Dynamic Range (HDR)

PmeasuredHDR

Power demand in Watts (W) in on mode, measured as for PmeasuredSDR but with the HDR functionality activated by metadata in the standardised HDR test sequences. Where allowances are applicable according to part C of this Annex, they should be deducted from Pmeasured .



Table 3

corrl value

Electronic Display type

corrl value

Television

0,0

Monitor

0,0

Digital signage

0,00062 *(lum-500)*A

where ‘lum’ is the peak white luminance, in cd/m2, of the brightest on mode configuration of the electronic display and A is the screen area in dm2

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The declared values of the on mode power (Pmeasured ) and viewing surface area (A) as listed in Table 5 of Annex VI shall be used for the EEI calculation.

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C.    Allowances and adjustments for the purpose of the EEIlabel calculation

Electronic displays with automatic brightness control (ABC) shall qualify for a 10 % reduction in Pmeasured if they meet all of the following requirements:

(a) 

ABC is enabled in the normal configuration of the electronic display and persists in any other standard dynamic range configuration available to the end user;

(b) 

the value of Pmeasured , in the normal configuration, is measured, with ABC disabled or if ABC cannot be disabled, in an ambient light condition of 100 lux measured at the ABC sensor;

(c) 

if applicable, the value of Pmeasured with ABC disabled shall be equal to or greater than the on mode power measured with ABC enabled in an ambient light condition of 100 lux measured at the ABC sensor;

(d) 

with ABC enabled, the measured value of the on mode power must decrease by 20 % or more when the ambient light condition, measured at the ABC sensor, is reduced from 100 lux to 12 lux;

(e) 

the ABC control of the display screen luminance meets all of the following characteristics when the ambient light condition measured at the ABC sensor changes:

— 
the measured screen luminance at 60 lux is between 65 % and 95 % of the screen luminance measured at 100 lux;
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the measured screen luminance at 35 lux is between 50 % and 80 % of the screen luminance measured at 100 lux;
— 
the measured screen luminance at 12 lux is between 35 % and 70 % of the screen luminance measured at 100 lux.




ANNEX III

Label for electronic displays

1.   LABEL

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The following information shall be included in the label for electronic displays:

I. 

QR code;

II. 

supplier’s name or trade mark;

III. 

supplier’s model identifier;

IV. 

scale of energy efficiency classes from A to G;

V. 

the energy efficiency class determined in accordance with point B of Annex II when using PmeasuredSDR ;

VI. 

on mode energy consumption in kWh per 1 000 h, when playing SDR content, rounded to the nearest integer;

VII. 

the energy efficiency class determined in accordance with point B of Annex II when using PmeasuredHDR ;

VIII. 

the on mode energy consumption in kWh per 1 000 h, when playing HDR content, rounded to the nearest integer;

IX. 

visible screen diagonal in centimetres and inches and horizontal and vertical resolution in pixels;

X. 

the number of this Regulation, that is ‘2019/2013’.

2.   LABEL DESIGN

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Whereby:

(a) 

The label shall be at least 96 mm wide and 192 mm high. Where the label is printed in a larger format, its content shall nevertheless remain proportionate to the specifications above. For electronic displays with a size of the diagonal of the visible area less than 127 cm (50 inches), the label can be printed scaled down, but not less than 60 % of its normal size; its content shall nevertheless be proportionate to the specifications above and the QR code still readable by a commonly available QR reader, such as those integrated in a smartphone.

(b) 

The bac