CE Product Tests

CE Product Testing Laboratory

The letters 'CE' in the European Economic Area (EEA) takes place on many products traded in the extended single market. They state that the products sold in the EEA are evaluated to meet high safety, health and environmental protection requirements. When you buy a new phone, teddy bear or TV in the EEA, you can find the CE mark on them. The CE mark also supports fair competition by keeping all companies accountable according to the same rules.

By attaching the CE mark to a product, the manufacturer declares that the product meets all legal requirements for CE marking and can be sold throughout the EEA. This is also EEEin other countries sold in Turkey.

The CE mark has two main advantages to businesses and consumers in the EEA:

  • Businesses Products with CE marking without restriction EEEThey know that they can be treated.
  • consumers enjoy the same level of health, safety and environmental protection throughout the entire EEA.

The CE mark is mainly part of the EU's harmonization legislation managed by the General Directorate of Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. CE mark for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances, managed by the General Directorate of Environment

CE marking

Many products require a CE marking before being sold in the EEA (EU + Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway). The CE mark proves that your product is being assessed and meets EU safety, health and environmental protection requirements. The EEA applies to products manufactured in and out of EEA, which are then marketed in the EEA.

The CE marking applies only to products where the EU specifications are introduced.

To paste the CE marking into your product, you need to prepare a technical file that proves that your product meets all EU-wide requirements. As the manufacturer of the product, you have sole responsibility to declare compliance with all requirements. When your product has a CE marking, you may need to provide all your supporting documentation to your distributors and / or importers regarding the CE marking.

How to get CE marking?

There are different steps for manufacturers:

  1. Define the EU requirements of your product

EU-wide requirements are specified in directives covering different products or product sectors, such as:

  • Toy
  • Electrical Equipment
  • machinery
  • Medical devices
  • lifts
  • Personal protective equipment

These directives are what products must fulfill. basic requirements reveals.

  1. Check that your product meets the specific requirements.

It's up to you to make sure your product meets all EU legal requirements. If harmonized European standards exist for your product and follow them during the manufacturing process, the product will be estimated to comply with the requirements set out in the relevant EU directives.

Use of standards is voluntary - you don't have to use them. You can also choose other technical solutions to fulfill the basic requirements specified in the relevant EU directive.

  1. Check if your product has been tested by the Notified Body.

For some products, special conformity assessment bodies ('Notified Bodies') must verify that your product meets certain technical requirements. It, Not mandatory for all products . Use the "Nando" database to define which Notified Body to contact in your situation or TÜRCERT contact the certification body.

  1. Test your product

If your product does not need to be verified by an independent organization, it is up to you to check compliance with technical requirements. This includes estimating and documenting potential risks when using your product.

  1. Compile the technical file

Your technical file should contain all documentation proving that your product meets the technical requirements.

  1. Paste the CE marking and prepare a declaration of conformity.

Finally, you can attach the CE mark on your product. Must have marking visible, legible and indelible . One in step 3 notified body if you need to include this size identification number you should also put it in the product. Also required draft and conformity sign an EU declaration should indicate that your product meets all legal requirements.


While manufacturers are responsible for ensuring product compliance and placing the CE mark, importers must ensure that the products they put on the market comply with the applicable requirements and do not pose a danger to the European public. The importer has to verify that the non-EU producer has taken the necessary steps and documents are available on request.


Distributors should have basic knowledge of legal requirements, including which products they need to carry the CE mark and accompanying documents, and it should be possible to identify products that are not explicitly appropriate. They must also show it to the national authorities that they have acted with care and have acknowledgment from the manufacturer or importer that the necessary measures have been taken. In addition, a distributor should assist the national authorities in their efforts to obtain the required documentation.

You can contact the EUROLAB laboratory for all tests in the CE certification process.