Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 16 March 2022 — BSEF v Commission
(Case T-113/20) (1)
(Energy - Directive 2009/125/EC - Ecodesign requirements for electronic displays - Regulation (EU) 2019/2021 - Ban on halogenated flame retardants in the enclosure and stand of electronic displays - Competence of the author of the act - Manifest error of assessment - Legal certainty - Proportionality - Equal treatment)
Language of the case: English
Applicant: Bromine Science Environnemental Forum (BSEF) (Brussels, Belgium) (represented by: R. Cana, E. Mullier and H. Widemann, lawyers)
Defendant: European Commission (represented by: B. De Meester and L. Haasbeek, acting as Agents)
Application under Article 263 TFEU seeking annulment of Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/2021 of 1 October 2019 laying down ecodesign requirements for electronic displays pursuant to Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 1275/2008 and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No 642/2009 (OJ 2019 L 315, p. 241), in so far as it bans the use of halogenated flame retardants in the enclosure and stand of electronic displays.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Bromine Science Environnemental Forum (BSEF) to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 129, 20.4.2020.