With China's accession to the WTO and the development of the global integrated economy, technical barriers have become an urgent issue for China's export-oriented enterprises. CE certification is a means to cross the technical barriers to trade in the EU region. The basis for assessing whether the products can be circulated in the EU market is whether the products have obtained CE certification.
CE is the abbreviation of French conformat é Europ é enne (European conformity assessment). The CE mark on the product indicates that it conforms to the basic requirements of the new method directive and of the European Union. Basic requirements in the instruction. The basic requirements in the directive refer to public safety, health, environmental protection and consumer protection. At present, more than 70% of the products circulating in the unified market of the European Union have been listed and must be attached with CE mark, otherwise they are not allowed to enter the market. CE mark certification is the certification of specific products, focusing on the safety characteristics of products. It reflects the conformity certification of products to the requirements of public safety, health, environment and personal safety.
What is CE marking?
CE mark is a compulsory certification mark for some products in the European market in terms of basic health and safety requirements. The product must be marked with CE in accordance with the relevant European directives. Without CE mark, the product can not be circulated in European market. As long as the product passes the CE certification and has the CE mark, any country in the European Union and the European Economic Region shall not restrict or prevent the circulation of the product. Therefore, CE mark is the pass for products to enter the European market.
Why CE mark?
The European CE certification procedure is mainly established to:
1) Coordinate all kinds of orders in member countries for customers and industrial products to form a single market;
2) Cost saving for manufacturers;
3) Improve the safety performance of the product;
4) Provide the public with a unified procedure that can be checked
With the help of the conformity assessment process, the authority will determine whether the products put on the European market meet the requirements of the directive. Safety products are very necessary for consumers.
CE certification process
Before affixing the CE mark, the product must comply with the basic requirements of the applicable European directives. In addition, the qualification of products must be proved by some tests and certification. In addition to some administrative steps, a hazard analysis must be performed or tested by a laboratory.
CE marking applicable products
CE mark is applicable to medical equipment, machinery, industrial installation, toys, current equipment, electronic products, household equipment, building materials, pressure equipment, personal protective equipment, recreational yachts, refrigerators, etc.
CE marking is not applicable to cosmetics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, etc.
Requirements for paste of CE mark
CE mark shall be pasted to the place where the data information of the product is displayed. If not, it shall be displayed on the package. CE mark shall be accompanied by manufacturer's documents, EU agent's information, test report of authority, certificate, etc. The paste of CE mark shall be clear and visible and shall not be worn out. In general, the height of the CE mark shall be at least 5mm.