How can I check my CE certificate?
The only way to check a CE mark is to validate the documentation, i.e. the Technical File and Declaration of Conformity. There is no such thing as a “CE certificate” or a “CE mark certificate”, there are only notified body certificates.
What is CE certification in Europe?
CE marking indicates that a product has been assessed by the manufacturer and deemed to meet EU safety, health and environmental protection requirements. It is required for products manufactured anywhere in the world that are then marketed in the EU.
What is Notified Body number?
A notified body is an organisation designated by an EU country to assess the conformity of certain products before being placed on the market. These bodies carry out tasks related to conformity assessment procedures set out in the applicable legislation, when a third party is required.
How do I find my declaration of conformity?
It is the responsibility of the manufacturer or Authorised Representative (AR) to ensure that the information provided in a Declaration of Conformity is relevant and up to date. The contact information of the manufacturer/AR is indicated on the DoC.
How do you know if a product is CE marked?
A correct CE mark has the E started on the circular profile drawn out by the C character. Products sold within the EU zone are heavily regulated and generally safe.
Is CE mark mandatory?
CE marking is mandatory, but only for those products which are covered by the scope of one or more of the New Approach Directives. Not all products sold in the EU need to bear CE marking. CE marking applies to products, ranging from electrical equipment to toys and from civil explosives to medical devices.
Is CE Mark accepted in USA?
The US system does not use CE marking or any other (general) conformity marking. In the US product requirements are based on national laws as enacted by the Congress. Standards are on a voluntary base in the EU as a rule, but can be mandatory in the US.
What is a CE mark for medical devices?
CE marking is the medical device manufacturer’s claim that a product meets the essential requirements of all relevant European Medical Device Directives. The Directives outline the safety and performance requirements for medical devices in the European Union (EU).