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CE Marking-Overview

When the European Community (EC) was first formed, each of the member states already had their own product safety legislation and Standards. Differences between the various national Standards presented a barrier to the free movement of goods, which violates a fundamental principle of the EC. CE marking was introduced as a means to reduce trade … Read more


Some of the EC Directives and their application are listed below:

Harmonised Standards

Standards that have been ratified throughout the EU are known as “Harmonised Standards”. The following link can be used to obtain reference information published by the European Commission about current harmonised standards. Link: