- Motorized DIY and gardening tools (such as lawnmowers of all types, chainsaws, hedge trimmers, brush cutters, motorized cultivators, motor hoes, electric-powered garden shredders and high-pressure cleaners);
- Sports and leisure goods (bicycles, non-motorized scooters, recreational tents, table tennis tables, treadmills, cross trainers, stationary bikes and rowing machines);
- Electric bicycles; - Motorized personal transport devices (including electric scooters, hoverboards, etc.)
Décret relatif à la disponibilité des pièces détachées pour les outils de bricolage et de jardinage motorisés, les articles de sport et de loisirs, les bicyclettes à assistance électrique et les engins de déplacement personnel motorisés (Decree on the availability of spare parts for motorized DIY and gardening tools, sports and leisure goods, electric bicycles and motorized personal transport devices) (10 pages, in French)
The notified Decree is issued pursuant to Article L. 111-4-1 of the Consumer Code, which requires producers (manufacturers and importers) of motorized DIY and gardening tools, sports and leisure goods, electric bicycles and motorized personal transport devices to make spare parts for such equipment available during the marketing period of the model concerned and for a minimum additional period after the date on which the last unit of this model is placed on the market (a period of not less than five years in accordance with the law). The Decree thus establishes the list of categories of products concerned and their spare parts to be made available on the market, the dates from which the spare parts are available during the marketing of the products, as well as the additional minimum periods after the date on which the last unit of the model concerned is placed on the market.