About CE Marking Certification
“CE” is abbreviated as “Conformite Europene”. The CE marking is a symbol for marketability in the European Economic Area. CE Certification is the external validation by a third-party recognizing that an organization has successfully met the European requirements for placing the CE mark on their products. Products that contain the CE mark are also recognized in the global market aside from EEA. Thus, CE certification is recognizable worldwide.
What Products Need CE Marking?
Some of the products that require CE Marking certification include the following:
- Medical devices
- Electrical equipment
- Electronic equipment
- Pressure equipment
- Gas appliances
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
EU Regulatory Directives
A company that requires CE certification must understand the EU directive(s) that apply to their product. The following is a list of EU directives that a product may need to comply t to obtain CE Marking certification:
- Low Voltage Directive for Electric Operational Products: 2014/35/EU
- Active Implantable Medical Devices: 90/385/EEC
- Pressure Equipment Directive: 2014/68/EU
- Simple Pressure Vessels: 2014/29/EU
- Toy Safety: 2009/48/EG
- Building materials: VO (EU) 305/2011
- Machines: 2006/42/EG
- Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): 2014/30/EU
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): 89/686/EEC (from 21.4.2018: VO (EU) 2016/425)
- Eco design requirements for energy-using products: 2005/32/EG
- Medical Products: 93/42/EEC
- Lifts: 2014/33/EU
Benefits of CE Marking Certification
Achieving CE certification comes with many advantages, including the following:
- CE certification allows the manufacturer to free sell their products throughout the European Market
- Promotes health and safety
- Enhances product credibility
- Environmental protection legislation
- Permits the withdrawal of non-conforming products by enforcement authorities
- Reduce liability claims, timescale and costs
Procedure for CE Marking Certification with IAS
STEP 1: Identify if You Product Requires CE Marking Certification
- The first step is to identify whether your product requires CE certification. Not all products need a CE mark. IAS conducts the evaluation procedure on all requirements relevant to your product.
STEP 2: Identify the Applicable Requirements To Your Product
- Our auditors will help you decide which EU directive(s) is applicable to your product.
STEP 3: Assessment Of the Product’s Conformity
- When all of the requirements have been established, we make sure that your product meets the requirements of the EU directives.
STEP 4: Compiling the Technical Documentation
- The technical documentation provides the details about your product. This documented information should have all the relevant aspects of your product relating to conformity and is likely to include details of the design, development and manufacture of the product.
STEP 5: Approval for CE Certification
- We certify that your product meets the CE directive requirements. You can now label your product with the CE mark.
Receive CE Marking Certification from IAS Today!
Integrated Assessment Services (IAS) was incorporated in 2006 and has over 13 years of professional experience as a recognized certification body for ISO management systems and product certifications. IAS provides CE marking certification in over 60 countries with more than 6000 satisfied clients.
Our experts conduct an audit on your product’s specifications and verify the compliance based on the appropriate EU regulations of CE marking. We have more than 300+ experienced auditors to effectively assess an organization’s conformance to systems and strive for continual improvement.
Are you ready to obtain CE certification? Please contact us today for a free consultation!