The CE marking according to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, enacted as of 29/12/2009, represents a mandatory and obligatory requirement for the marketing of machinery within the European Union.
The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC requires that the manufacturer applies, on each product placed in the market and put into service, the CE Mark (as per Annex III) and to draw up the EC Declaration of Conformity (as per Annex II part 1.A) to state that all the applicable essential health and safety requirement have been met.
The Directive applies to the following products (Article 1):
b) INTERCHANGEABLE EQUIPMENT;
c) SAFETY COMPONENTS;
d) LIFTING ACCESSORIES;
e) CHAINS, ROPES AND WEBBING;
f) REMOVABLE MECHANICAL TRANSMISSION DEVICES;
g) PARTLY COMPLETED MACHINERY.
Article 1 of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC identifies the products that must be considered as “machine” and establishes the essential health and safety requirements which shall be met.
Article 12 sets out the procedure which shall be applied by the manufacturer in order to certify the conformity of machinery with the provisions of the Directive.
Article 12 provides for three procedures depending on the type of machine and depending on whether or not it is listed in Annex IV.
Where the machinery is referred to in Annex IV and manufactured in accordance with the harmonised standards and provided that those standards cover all of the relevant essential health and safety requirements, the manufacturer or his authorised representative shall apply one of the following procedures:
Where the machinery is referred to in Annex IV and has not been manufactured in accordance with the harmonised standards, or only partly in accordance with such standards, or if the harmonised standards do not cover all the relevant essential health and safety requirements or if no harmonised standards exist for the machinery in question, the manufacturer shall apply one of the following procedures:
ECO Certificazioni is a Notified Body n. 0714 and has been granted the authorisation to issue the EC Type-examination Certificate or the Full Quality Assurance Certificate for the machinery listed in Annex IV.
ECO relies on professional technicians that, thanks to a high level of competence, training and preparation, guarantee the client punctuality and quality, whether in providing the services inherent to the certification of the machinery or in meeting specific needs as expressed by the client.
Go to the list for which ECO is authorised to issue CE certificates of conformity pursuant to Directive 2006/42/EC.
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