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CE marking

  • A CE mark is a manufacturer’s declaration that the product is compliant with essential requirements of relevant European Directives. It shows that the product may be legally sold.
  • CE marking requirements vary across all the Directives and may even differ for products falling within a single Directive.
  • The requirements depend on the product.
  • CE marking is required for all personal protective equipment (PPE) and for machinery.
  • Not all products require a CE mark. In fact, the presence of a CE mark can sometimes indicate a fake. For example, CE marking does not apply to ladders so one which is CE marked has not been manufa...