What are standards exactly?

Standards are created by experts in the different member states who are connected to the CEN. The indicate the procedures that must be followed during the certification process so that when the standards have been met the products concerned are in compliance with the European Directives. The EN standards are recognized in all the different […]

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How many standards are there?

In total, there are thousands of (CE) standards. You can search more than 60000 documents on the website of the CEN (http://www.cen.eu/) with extensive search functions (for each field, function or subject) to find the right standard. Are you not sure whether you have the correct (CE) standard or are you not able to find […]

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Which standards should cover my product?

To be able to make a preselection of (CE) standards with regard to the CE Marking, it is important to first determine which Directive(s) apply to your product. Once this has been determined, you can consult a list of harmonised (CE) standards to find the correct (CE) standard for your product. You also have to […]

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How is determined which standards should cover my product?

To be able to make a preselection of (CE) standards with regard to the CE Marking, it is important to first determine the product intended use and which Directive(s) apply to this product. Once this has been determined, you can consult a list with harmonised (CE) standards to find the correct standard for your product.

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Where can I find standards?

The European Committee for Standardization or the CEN is connected to technical institutions and develops and implements European standards for products to be sold or traded in the European market. This covers products such as Construction, Machines, Toys, Consumer Products, Electrical Products, Pleasure Crafts etc. You can search for more than 60000 documents on the website of […]

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