🇪🇺 OTHER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CE MARKING
IS THE CE MARKING COMPULSORY?
Marking CE is totally indispensable for any product sold or distributed that is regulated by new approach community directives.
HOW IS THE CONSUMER GUARANTEED WITH THIS MARKING?
The consumer will have the guarantee that the product with CE marking complies with all EU legislation, quality and safety. According to European legislation, EU countries cannot limit the access and sale of a product that contains the corresponding CE Mark.
HOW DO I GET THE CE MARKING FOR MY PRODUCT?
At OMOLOGIC, we have one of the most qualified technical departments in CE Marking in the country. We will evaluate your case and advise you on all the procedures for your product.
We advise you to get in touch with us as soon as possible so that you know the legal requirements of the product before its manufacture, to be able to integrate the necessary measures from the beginning and not have to change the design of your product at an advanced stage of production.
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WHAT IS THE EVALUATION OF PRODUCT CONFORMITY?
The evaluation of the conformity of a product is a procedure by which it is indicated that the products meet the essential requirements contemplated in the current directives. For this, it may be necessary to carry out CE examinations / audits by the Notified Organization.
In addition, it may be necessary to carry out a Factory Production Control Manual.
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WHAT IS A DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY?
The CE Mark Declaration of conformity is the document by which the manufacturer declares that the product that manufactures and sells under its name complies with current regulations.
WHO SHOULD SIGN THE DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY?
Someone with authority in the company: the owner, manager or any worker with a higher position in the company.
This Declaration must be kept by the manufacturer in case it is required by any competent Administration and in all cases a copy will be attached along with the product.
IS IT MANDATORY TO REQUEST THE CE MARKING FOR AN IMPORTED PRODUCT?
Yes, the CE is mandatory for imported products and you must take special care if the product is imported from a country that is not a member of the European Economic Area (EEA).
WHAT DOCUMENTATION IS NECESSARY TO OBTAIN THE CE MARKING FOR MY IMPORTED PRODUCT?
To be placed on the market in the EEA, the same procedures must be carried out as in the case of manufacturing the product, i.e. at least a technical construction file, an instruction manual, EC declaration of conformity and, depending on the product, will be required laboratory tests of the product in a Notified Organization, a Factory Production Control Manual or even pass audits. In Omologic we elaborate all the necessary documents for the CE Marking of your imported product.
WHO IS THE RESPONSIBLE IF A PRODUCT DOES NOT HAVE CE MARKING?
The manufacturer is responsible for the certification procedures and, where appropriate, certification of product compliance. And if you have it, but it is not in compliance with current regulations, it is as if you did not have it.
Because of this, in Omologic we guarantee the compliance of the product with the essential requirements of the application Directives, as well as, we elaborate the necessary technical documentation.
CAN I BE FINED IF MY PRODUCT LACKS CE MARKING OR THE CE SEAL HAS BEEN INCORRECTLY POSTED?
Yes, each European country sets administrative and criminal penalties for the manufacturers and / or merchants of the product in these cases. Depending on the severity of the infraction, the penalties can range from economic fines to prison sentences. Only in the case of a minor infringement that does not present an imminent risk to safety, the manufacturer may modify the product to ensure that it complies with current legislation.
SHOULD I MAKE THE CE MARKING OF MACHINES FOR OWN USE?
Yes. A similar process must be carried out as that of a mass production product. Safety must reach everyone as basic as the end of the product.
IN WHAT COUNTRIES CAN I MARKET MY PRODUCT?
By adding CE certification to a product, the manufacturer declares, under its sole responsibility, the conformity of said product with all the legal requirements required to achieve the CE marking and ensures the validity of the product to be sold throughout the European Economic Area (EEA, the 27 EU Member States and EFTA countries Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein), as well as in Turkey. This also applies to products manufactured in third countries that are sold in the EEA and Turkey.
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At Omologic we offer you a specialized consultancy in CE Marking, through which you will be able to adapt your product to the applicable legislation according to the established standards. Avoid administrative sanctions and commercial restrictions. Contact us.
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