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 the high safety, health and environmental protection requirements. When you buy a TV in a new phone, teddy bear or EEA, you can find the CE mark on them. The CE marking also supports fair competition by keeping all companies accountable according to the same rules.

By adding the CE marking to a product, the manufacturer declares that the product meets all legal requirements for the 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 marking is part of the EU's harmonization legislation, mainly governed by the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and the General Directorate of SMEs. The CE marking for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances is 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 set out in the directives covering different products or product sectors, for example:

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

These directives have to fulfill the 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 the harmonized European standards are available for your product and follow them in the production process, the product will be estimated to comply with the requirements set out in the relevant EU directives.

Use of standards is voluntary - You do not have to use them. You can also choose other technical solutions to meet the basic requirements set out in the relevant EU directive.

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

For some products, specific conformity assessment bodies ('Notified Bodies') must verify that your product meets certain technical requirements. This, Not mandatory for all products . Use the "Nando" database to define which Notified Body to communicate with, 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 that it complies with the technical requirements. This includes estimating and documenting possible 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 marking on your product. Must be marking visible, legible and indelible . 3. one step notified body if you need to be identification number You must also put it on the product. Also need draft and conformity sign an EU declaration should indicate that your product meets all legal requirements.

Importers

While manufacturers are responsible for ensuring product compliance and setting the CE marking, importers must ensure that the products they introduce comply with the applicable requirements of the products and will not pose a danger to the European public. The importer must verify that the manufacturer outside the EU has taken the necessary steps and that the documents are available on request.

distributors

Distributors must have a basic knowledge of the legal requirements, including which products should bear the CE marking and accompanying documentation, and it should be possible to identify products that are not clearly available. They also need to show to the national authorities if they have acted with care and have the manufacturer or attestation to the importer taken the necessary measures. In addition, a distributor should assist national authorities in their efforts to obtain the necessary documents.

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