New Blue Guide published by the European Commission
The ‘Blue Guide’ on the implementation of EU products rules 2016 from 26th of July
Preface of the Blue Guide:
"The Guide to the implementation of directives based on the New Approach and the Global Approach (the ‘Blue Guide’) was published in 2000. Since then, it has become one of the main reference documents explaining how to implement the legislation based on the New Approach, now covered by the New Legislative Framework. [...]
This new version of the Guide will therefore build on the past edition, but include new chapters, for example on the obligations of economic operators or accreditation, or completely revised chapters such as those on standardisation or market surveillance."
The new Version of the Blue Guide can be downloaded on website of the European Commission.