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No-one will be forced to change their light bulbs, or their fittings.

Retailers will be able to sell on existing stocks.

The EU measure, under the Eco-design for Energy-using Products Framework Directive restricts the manufacture and import into the EU of 100W and frosted incandescent lamps from 1 September, with a phase out of lamps of lower wattage by 2012.