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How to place a CE marking on a product

Before you place a CE marking on a product, you require establishing which EU New Approach Directives pertain to your product. You must not attach a CE marking to a creation outside the scope of the directives.

The process you pursue depends on the directives that pertain to your product.

 Identify the directive(s) and harmonized standards applicable to the product

There are more than 20 directives setting out the product category requiring CE marking. The essential necessities that products have to fulfill, for example safety, are created at EU level and are set out in universal terms in these directives. Harmonized European standards are issued with orientation to the applied directives and express the essential safety requirements in detailed technical terms.

 Check the product-specific requirements

It is up to you to ensure that your product complies with the important requirements of the relevant EU legislation. The use of harmonized standards remnants voluntary. You may decide to choose other ways to fulfill these indispensable requirements. If you don’t follow the safety requirements of a average as it is written you will need to show to facilitate your product is as safe, by presenting the relevant documentation.