You see the symbol every day and recognise it at a glance: the CE label. CE is the abbreviation for the French term ‘Conformité Européenne’. It literally means ‘in accordance with European regulations’.
CE marking shows that a product meets European safety, health and environmental requirements. This label is mandatory for about 30 different product groups: from construction products and toys to measuring instruments, cell phones, elevators, and more.
The requirements your product must meet are described in EU directives.
Are you marketing a product in the EEA? If so, there’s a good chance it needs to have a CE label. This label:
The CE mark says nothing about the quality of a product. It is therefore not a guarantee or seal of approval.
The following steps are critical when seeking to obtain a CE mark: