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Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1301 of 20 July 2015 on the publication with a restriction in the Official Journal of the European Union of the reference of standard EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 on industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates under Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
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29.7.2015   

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 199/40


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1301

of 20 July 2015

on the publication with a restriction in the Official Journal of the European Union of the reference of standard EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 on industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates under Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to the Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (1), and in particular Article 10 thereof,

Having regard to the opinion of the committee established by Article 22 of the Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on European standardisation, amending Council Directives 89/686/EEC and 93/15/EEC and Directives 94/9/EC, 94/25/EC, 95/16/EC, 97/23/EC, 98/34/EC, 2004/22/EC, 2007/23/EC, 2009/23/EC and 2009/105/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Decision 87/95/EEC and Decision No 1673/2006/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (2),

Whereas:

(1)

Where a national standard transposing a harmonised standard, the reference of which has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, covers one or more essential health and safety requirements set out in Annex I to Directive 2006/42/EC, the machine built in accordance with this standard is presumed to meet the essential health and safety requirements concerned.

(2)

In November 2012, the United Kingdom updated its previous formal objection made in December 2010 in respect of standard EN 12635:2002+A1:2008 ‘Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates — Installation and use’ by adding EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 ‘Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates — Product standard — Part 1: Products without fire resistance or smoke control characteristics’ proposed by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to be harmonized under Directive 2006/42/EC and which was first published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 18 November 2011 (3).

(3)

The ground of this formal objection is based on the failure of the referenced standards EN 12453:2000 — ‘Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates — Safety in use of powered operated doors — Requirements’ mentioned in points 4.2.2 Force for manual operation, 4.2.6 Protection against cutting, 4.3.2 Protection against crushing, shearing and drawing-in, 4.3.3 Operating forces, 4.3.4 Electrical safety and 4.3.6 Alternative requirements, and EN 12445:2000 ‘Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates — Safety in use of power operated doors — Test methods’ mentioned in clause point 4.3.3 Operating forces, to comply with the essential health and safety requirements of Annex I to Directive 2006/42/EC.

(4)

Having examined the standard EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 together with the representatives of the committee established by Article 22 of Directive 2006/42/EC, the Commission concluded that the standard fails to meet the essential health and safety requirements provided for in points 1.3.7 Moving parts and 1.4.3 Protective devices of Annex I to Directive 2006/42/EC, ascribed to the referenced standard EN 12453:2000 and EN 12445:2000.

(5)

Taking into consideration the need to improve the safety aspects of standard EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 and pending a suitable revision of that standard, the publication in the Official Journal of the European Union of the reference of the standard EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 should be accompanied by an appropriate warning.

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The reference of standard EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011 ‘Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates — Product standard — Part 1: Products without fire resistance or smoke control characteristics’, shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union with restriciton as set out in the Annex.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 20 July 2015.

For the Commission

The President

Jean-Claude JUNCKER


(1)  OJ L 157, 9.6.2006, p. 24.

(2)  OJ L 316, 14.11.2012, p. 12.

(3)  OJ C 338, 18.11.2011, p. 1.


ANNEX

Publication of titles and references of harmonised standards under Union harmonisation legislation

ESO (1)

Reference and title of the harmonised standard

(and reference document)

First publication OJ

Reference of superseded standard

Date of cessation of presumption of conformity of superseded standard

Note 1

CEN

EN 13241-1:2003+A1:2011

Industrial, commercial and garage doors and gates — Product standard — Part 1: Products without fire resistance or smoke control characteristics

18.11.2011

Warning: With regard to paragraphs 4.2.2, 4.2.6, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.3.4, 4.3.6, this publication does not concern the reference to EN 12453:2000, the application of which does not confer a presumption of conformity to the essential health and safety requirements 1.3.7 and 1.4.3 of Annex I to Directive 2006/42/EC.


(1)  ESO: European standardisation organisation:

CEN: Avenue Marnix 17, B-1000, Brussels, Tel. +32 2 5500811; fax + 32 2 5500819 (http://www.cen.eu)

Note 1: Generally the date of cessation of presumption of conformity will be the date of withdrawal (‘dow’), set by the European standardisation organisation, but attention of users of these standards is drawn to the fact that in certain exceptional cases this can be otherwise.

Note 2: The new (or amended) standard has the same scope as the superseded standard. On the date stated, the superseded standard ceases to give presumption of conformity with the essential or other requirements of the relevant Union legislation.


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