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From: "R. Lewis"
Subject: Re: Obtaining CE approval?
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 20:54:05 +0100
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"Jim Backus" wrote in message
> On Tue, 3 Sep 2002 03:43:16, "Adam Aglionby"
> > Just a quick question about what is required for a electrical product to
> > obtain a CE mark for sale in the European Union.
> > If a product has UL and ETL listing for the US market is it likely to be
> > eligible for a CE mark with relatively few formalities?
> > Or will it still need laboratory testing for the European market?
> CE marking indicates that the product complies with the relevant EC
> directives. There are a relatively small number of directives that are
> applicable to CE marking. EMC is probably the best known but others
> affect pressure vessels etc.
> The purpose of CE marking is to allow goods to be sold throughout the
> EC. The CE mark does not directly show compliance with any standards.
> The key document is the CE Cerificate of Conformance that states which
> directives apply and when your product was first CE marked. The CE
> mark should also carry the year of first marking.
Should the CE mark carry the year of first marking?
Size, position, where to find the details?
Someone please allucidate - I have missed this too date!
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