Though this is no cause for concern – Philips offers a comprehensive range of LED alternatives of various shapes, replacing the forbidden types.
The following halogen lamps are affected:
- Halogen Classic with E14/E27 fitting in incandescent bulb, candle and globe form
- Halogen Pin Base Lamps with EEL < B and/or lifetime < 2,000h
- Halogen lamps with B15d/E27 base tube/tubular shape
Some types of halogen bulbs, eg. low-voltage reflector lamps in linear or capsule form, will continue to be available and may continue to be sold in Europe.