CE marking

What is CE marking?

The CE marking is acronym of the word Conformité Européene, which in French means conforms to European legislation. It is mandatory from the year 1985 that all the products sold in European market region should bear the CE mark on their products.
The products should meet the requirement of the EU directives & EU legislation depending upon the applicable requirements for the product. The CE mark is mandatory for the products that comes under the 24 European directives.
The CE mark on the product means that the manufacturer has taken the required actions to comply to the health, safety, performance & environmental requirements which has been stated in the EU directives & legislations. The CE mark is accepted in the 27 member’s states of the European Union.

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Hassle-free CE Marking Certification with PQSmitra

PQSmitra Team helps organizations to implement the requirements of CE mark in the simplest and systematic manner. The methodology of system implementation covers Initial review, planning followed by implementation, and documentation. PQSmitra Team offers active support and hand-holding to organizations to achieve successful system implementation and positive audit results. 100% documentation support is offered to expedite the implementation process. The implementation process is described below:

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Initial Review

  • Gap analysis of the existing system with respect to applicable directives requirements


  • Support for preparation of technical documentation

Effective Verification

  • Testing of the product & its conformity to the directive

Achieve Certification

  • Affixing of the CE mark
  • Draw up the European Union Declaration of Conformity

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We ensure that CE Marking Certification adds value to your brand rather than distracting from it by getting counterfeit/local certification. Your certificate’s international traceability helps in passing the Certificate Verification process conducted by your overseas customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Selection of the applicable directive as per product.
  • Risk analysis of the product as per the directive.
  • Provision for the User manual of the product.
  • Declaration of Conformance to EU directives.
  • Verification of the technical documents as per EU directives.
  • Adhere to the requirements for imported products.
  • Traceability of the product.

To demonstrate the conformance to the applicable EU directives, the manufacturer has to prepare & maintain set of technical documents required and should be able to produce whenever requested

The documents which are required for CE marking

  • Risk Assessment of the product.
  • Product Description.
  • Design records.
  • Manufacturing records.
  • Conformity assessment procedure.
  • EU conformity declaration.
  • User manual.
  • List of applicable regulations to product.
  • List of technical standard complied.
  • List of parts used in product.
  • Test reports & certificates.
  • All the organizations manufacturing products to be sold in European Union market region.
  • Entry passport to business in the European market.
  • Better customer satisfaction.
  • Reduce Risk related to the product.
  • Recognition of the organization.
  • Safe and Reliable product.
  • Free movement of the product across the EU region.
  • Better business opportunity.
  • Worldwide recognition of CE-marked products.
  • 1993 – The directive 93/68/EEC mentioned the CE marking replacing the term EC marking.
  • The CE marking is applicable to all the products to be sold within the EU region.
  • Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics and Foodstuffs does not require CE Marking.
  • For objects that are required to fulfil this level of certification, obtaining a European conformity mark is vitally important. Companies may face penalties if they forge CE stamps or ignore CE compliance, while enforcement techniques differ. Fines, jail, product recalls, and product bans are all possible penalties.
  • Under the current system, CE certificates issued by Notified Bodies are generally valid for three years. The validity period may only be one year for some high-risk devices. However, the status of your CE certification is dependent on maintaining your quality system certification.

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