What products can be certified with self-certification?

Self certification is possible for some products. It varies per product; it’s intended use and applicable directive (s) and whether harmonized standards covers all relevant safety aspects of the product. For products with a relatively low security risk, the manufacturer’s can carry out the safety assessment procedures and compiling the required documentation. Where compliance of a product […]

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Can I self certify a product with CE certification ?

Yes, CE marking by Self Certification can be performed in cases where harmonized standards cover all relevant safety aspects of a product. In accordance with the requirements of the applicable Directive, as manufacturer you can carry out the safety assessment procedures and compiling the required documentation. All documentation should be filled in the Technical File. Where compliance of a […]

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What should I take into account when I self certify my product?

The following principles shall be carried out when CE Marking take place by Self Certification: The manufacturer, his authorized representative or the importer (economic operator) must ensure and declare that the products meet the essential requirements of applicable directives; The economic operator shall establish the technical documentation (Technical File) and keep it for at least ten years […]

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What are the benefits of Self certification?

For low risk products a manufacturer can carry out a CE Self Certification for there product and affix the CE marking. This can be based on the informaiton in a technical file including all relevant documentation and production processes proving all the correct procedures have been followed, and that the product concerned is in compliance with […]

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What are the disadvantages of Self certification?

The lack of knowledge regarding the applicable directives, selecting the standards which covers the essential requirements, the steps for CE marking, the essential requirements, safety assessment and the related consequences of its product (s) made. This can result in a product re-call on the market, harmful effect to the cooperate- image, or additional costs for the manufacturer […]

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How can I be certain that I carried out the certifiction correctly?

Products that are manufactured and tested according to harmonizedstandards, are presumed to be in compliance with the essential requirements of the applicable directive that refer to this standard. In addition, the following principles shall be carried out when CE Marking take place by Self Certification: – The manufacturer, his authorized representative or the importer (economic operator) must […]

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Can I compile the documents my self certify?

Yes, in accordance with the requirements of the applicable Directive, as manufacturer you shall carry out the safety assessment procedures and compiling the required documentation. All documentation should be filled in the Technical File. When a product has been tested and is found to be in compliance with the essential requirements of the European Directives […]

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