CE marking Certification : (notified or non- notified)
Many products require CE marking before they can be sold in the EU. QMCS (India) offer CE Marking Certification Consultancy at the best price.
WHAT IS CE MARKING CERTIFICATION ?
CE marking Certification is the product/itme manufacturer’s claim that a product meets the essential-requirements of all relevant European (EU) directives or guideline. These directives or regulations out-line the safety & performance needs for certain products that are placed on the market in the European Union (EU). The CE mark Certification is a legal need for certain products placed on the market in the European country.
The Conformitè-Europëenne (CE) Mark is defined as the European Union’s (EU) compulsory conformity marking for regulating the goods/product sold within the European Economic Area (EEA) since year 1985. The CE marking Certification show a manufacturer’s declaration that products comply with the EU’s New Approach-Directives. These directives not only apply to products/item within the EU but also for products that are manufactured in or designed to be sold in the EEA. This makes the CE marking certification recognizable worldwide even to those unfamiliar with the EEA.
History of CE mark Certification
The letters “CE” are the abbreviation of French phrase “Conformité Européene” which literally means “European Conformity”. The term initially used was “EC Mark” and it was officially replaced by “CE Marking” in the Directive 93/68/EEC in 1993. “CE Marking” is now used in all EU official documents.
HOW DOES THE CE MARKING CERTIFICATION WORK?
A CE Marking Certification is a sign that must be affixed to many products or item before they can be sold on the European-market. CE mark Certification indicates that a product:
Fulfils the needs of relevant European-product directives
Meets all the needs of the relevant recognized European harmonized performance and safety standards
Is fit for its purpose and will not endanger lives or property
The presence of CE marking Certification further indicates that appropriate technical documentation supporting the use of the CE Mark Certification is available and can be provided by the manufacturer, importer, or person responsible for placing the product on the EU market upon request.
Why is CE marking important ?
CE Marking Certification is a crucial procedure that guarantees a product’s conformity to EU regulations. It is mandatory for manufacturers, importers and distributors of non-food products to obtain the CE marking if they wish to trade on EU/EAA markets.
Selling products without the CE mark is an economic offense that is sanctioned differently by each Member State of European Union. Affixing CE marking on products that do not require the CE Mark Certification can also lead to penalties.
What does CE Marked Certification product indicate?
When your product has a CE Marking Certification, you are legally declaring that
- CE Marking Certification is legally safe enough to sell everywhere in Europe
- CE mark meets the needs, and you can prove it with documentation
- You have checked & identified all the rules-regulation that apply to it
- It conforms to all the applicable the safety, health & environmental laws
- You can provide the EU Authorities at their request with a legally correct and complete Technical-File that demonstrates conformity
- It ful-fils the needs of relevant European product directives
- You have given a legal assurance, and you take full legal responsibility for any failings
What happens if I don’t secure a CE Marking Certification?
If you fail to assure your product has the proper CE Mark Certification , you can face harsh penalties ranging from steep fines to jail time. Your product/item can also be temporarily removed from service or impounded until improved. In some-cases, your product might be subject to a Europe wide product recall. Any resulting costs are also on you.
Additional facts about CE Markings Certification
There is no alternative qualification to CE Marking Certification in the European Union (EU)
If the law requires your product/item to carry the CE Marking , it is illegal to sell the product or put into service without the CE Marking
It is unlawful to affix the CE Marking incorrectly
CE Marking Certification is entirely different from US and Canadian requirements: US and Canadian qualifications and certificates don’t satisfy CE requirements
How do I get CE Mark Certification for my product?
There are 4-primary steps you want to take once you are ready to get a CE mark for your product.
What kind of Products need CE Marking?
The following classifications can support you determine where your item/product fits:
✓ Electromagnetic Compatibility – These kind of products include just about all electronic & electrical appliances, equipment & apparatuses, which may cause electro-magnetic disturbance or have its performance affected by such a disturbance.
✓ Low-0Voltage – Electrical equipment with a voltage rating of between 50 and 1000 AC (alternating current) marking.
✓ Medical-Device – The medical device category covers one time use products and nonautomate weighing machines. It does not include in vitro diagnostic or active implantable medical-devices.
✓ Personal Protective Equipment – This classification includes appliances or devices designed for personal wear that and offer protection against a safety or health-hazard. Products-range from cricket pads to safety helmets.
✓ Pressure Equipment – The directive pertaining to pressure equipment & assemblies applies to apparatuses that have an internal pressure greater than .5 bar. This class includes-vessels, heat-exchangers, pressurized storage-containers, industrial piping & accessories, and shell & water tube boilers.
✓ Toys – Most baby toys, clearly intended for use in play by children under the age of 15 year, will fit into this category.
How Can QMCS(INDIA) Assist You With CE Marking Certification?
QMCS (INDIA) provides support in the CE Mark . We also extend our services for preparation of technical file, identification and categorization of products for the related directives, testing of products from approved laboratories, Identification of notified body and finally getting CE marking done. We have a list of notified bodies, categorised directives and testing laboratories.
We provide CE Marking Certification Consultancy in at the best price.