The manufacturer is in principle responsible for the CE Marking, but if the manufacturer is not located within the EEA, the authorised representative or, in some cases, the importer can take on this responsibility. It is important that the importer (the person responsible for placing the machinery on the market) is capable to present the […]
This will have to be stated in the contract between the manufacturer and importer. The CE certification of products that are placed on the market within the EEA is an obligation; whoever performs this certification will have to be discussed between the manufacturer and importer.
Advantages: The importer established within the Community, who places a product from a third country on the Community market has a restricted, but clearly described responsibility under the New Approach Directives. In some Directives, the importer is referred to as the person responsible for placing machinery on the market. The importer should not have a […]
When the importer assembles, packages, processes or labels ready-made products with the intention of putting these on the Community market under his own name, or when he radically changes the intended use of the product, he can be regarded as the manufacturer in the sense of the New Approach Directives. If the importer is regarded […]