CE Marking for Fire Resisting Door Sets

Fire Resisting Door sets that need to be CE Marked? In this article you will find all important dates that you need to remember as a importer, producer, manufacturer or exporter of Fire Resisting Door Sets. On 10 July 2015 the Official Journal of the European Union ((OJEU) published that the EN 16034 will be […]

Read More

Must my product be CE approved?

Several products must be CE approved before put on the market. Products covered by one or more New Approach Directive (s) must be provided with a CE marking. The New Approach Directives for the following product are established: Cableway installations designed to carry persons Construction products Electromagnetic compatibility Equipment and protective systems in potentially explosive […]

Read More

Which countries belong to the European Economic Area (EEA)?

The following countries are part of the European Economic Area (EEA): The Netherlands Bulgaria Romania Belgium Luxembourg France Germany Italy United Kingdom Ireland Denmark Greece Spain Portugal Austria Finland Sweden Cyprus Estonia Hungary Latvia Lithuania Malta Poland Slovenia Slovakia Czech Republic

Read More

CE Approval vs. CE Mark for EU Directives

Clients often inquire about how CE Solutions can assist with CE approval. The word CE approval is not correct, as the CE mark is not an “approval” to market your product. Rather, it is a symbol affixed to your product labeling to indicate that it does in fact meet the requirements of the applicable European Directive(s).

Read More

Who can apply the CE-marking for me?

This is different for each product. For a large number of products with a low safety risk, the manufacturer can determine whether it meets the essential requirements out of the related Directives as long as the procedures are correctly followed. Products with a higher risk should be tested and verified by an external examination institution.

Read More

What is the procedure for CE marking?

New Approach Directives broadly describe the essential requirements that products must meet. The manufacturer may indicate themselves as to how they will comply to the essential standards and directives. Often European (harmonized) standards (EN standards) are used to in the process . These standards give precisely the technical requirements that a product must meet. The […]

Read More

How long does the CE marking process take?

The duration of the CE marking process depends on various factors. If first depends on the type of product and the fact to what extent the product meets the essential requirements in complience with the applicable directives. In some cases, the essential requirements can only be determined on site at the responsible party, this has […]

Read More

What costs can be expected for the CE-marking process?

The cost of the CE marking process depends on the product that should be certified. Taken into account must be the various European directives and standards that apply to the product. If a several directives apply to a product, this will influence the cost. In addition, different test methods which are applicable will influence the […]

Read More

How long is an EC Declaration of Conformity valid?

The EC Declaration of Conformity is valid for an indefinite time after the essential safety requirements of the product is determined and remains valid for products as long as no major changes are made, ie products that have been repaired without the original operation, the original intended use or the original type is changed. Products […]

Read More

What documents are required for CE-marking?

The New Approach Directives require that the manufacturer compiles technical documentation (Technical File) with information to demonstrate compliance with the applicable requirements. The contents of the TF varies per directive. In general, the design, manufacture and operation of the product (user manual) are described. What details must be included in the TF depends on the […]

Read More