“The phase-out of class D halogen light bulbs was due to take effect from September next year … The European Commission proposed to postpone the final stage based on industry‚Äôs concern, backed by some member states, that LED technology would not be ready to replace halogen lamps by 2016. … But recent studies have shown that efficient LED bulb replacements are already available on the market.” (

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