What are CE Labels or CE Mark Labels?
If you export or sell products in the European Economic Area (EEA), you may need to apply the CE Mark. The (EEA) consists of 27 member states within the European Union (EU). CE certification labels indicate conformity with health, safety, & environmental protection standards. The CE marking is not required for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics or foodstuffs.
What types of products require CE safety labels? (per the CE Directive)
- Electrical equipment
- Electronic equipment
- Personal protective equipment
- Pressure equipment
- Medical devices
- Active implantable medical devices
- In vitro diagnostica
- Measuring Equipment
- Radio and Telecommunications terminal equipment
- Simple pressure vessels
- Gas appliances
- Recreational craft
- Construction products
- Explosives for civil use
- New hot water boilers
- Non-automatic weighing instruments
- Equipment and protective systems for use in explosive atmospheres
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When is a CE label required for my product?
CE Markings are only intended for use on products that have undergone the appropriate certification testing in order to be sold to EU Member States. It is important to review international regulations specific to your industry before attempting sale in another country.
What type of information should be on a CE label?
Along with the CE Logo, manufacturers are expected to provide basic traceability information, such as a lot number or manufacturing date. Additionally, a manufacturer typically will need to include manufacturing or assembly location, a product description, and/or applicable safety information. In certain cases, specific conformity information (e.g. Standards or Governing Bodies) may be required to be visible along with the CE Logo.