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About CE Marking

What is CE Marking?


Non-Compliant Products

Process phases

What Directive applies to my product?

Interactive Guide to evaluate if/which CE Marking Directives apply to a product

New Approach European Directives

Appliances burning gaseous fuels

Equipment and protective systems intended for use in potencially explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

Pyrotechnic articles


Low Voltage (LVD)

New hot-water boilers fired with liquid or gaseous fuels

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

In vitro diagnostic medical devices

Recreational craft

Pressure equipment

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (R&TTE)

Explosives for civil uses

Indication of energy and other resources by energy-related products by labeling and standard product information (ErP)

Cableway installations designed to carry persons

Measuring instruments

Non-automatic weighing instruments



Construction products

Medical devices

Active implantable medical devices

Simple pressure vessels

Ecodesign requirements for energy-related products (ErP)

Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (ROHS)

General product safety (not belong to CE)

Conformity assessment

Documentation required for CE Marking

Technical Dossier/Record

Declaration of Conformity for CE Marking

Types of assessment for CE Marking


Who is considered the manufacturer under the Directives?

What level of responsibility is held by manufacturers of components or incomplete products?

What responsibility does replacement of a complex device part imply?

What responsibility is held by the importer/distributor of a device?

What happens if a product fails to comply with all the CE Marking requirements?

Are testing standards compulsory?

What is self-certification?

What is the difference between standardisation and certification?

Is the CE Marking required to sell a product?

If the components are CE certifiied, does the overall device also need certification?

Related links

Notified Bodies for CE Marking

Official Bodies for CE Marking

Testing and Calibration Laboratory for CE Marking

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