Accreditation and market surveillance

 

SUMMARY OF:

Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 — setting out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE REGULATION?

KEY POINTS

National accreditation bodies

EU market surveillance and import controls

FROM WHEN DOES THE REGULATION APPLY?

It has applied since 1 January 2010.

BACKGROUND

* KEY TERMS

CE marking: a marking manufacturers use to indicate the item meets EU legal conformity standards.

Conformity assessment body: a body that performs activities which include calibration, testing, certification and inspection.

MAIN DOCUMENT

Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 339/93 (OJ L 218, 13.8.2008, pp. 30-47)

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 December 2001 on general product safety (OJ L 11, 15.1.2002, pp. 4-17)

Successive amendments to Directive 2001/95/EC have been incorporated into the original document. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.

Decision No 768/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 on a common framework for the marketing of products, and repealing Council Decision 93/465/EEC (OJ L 218, 13.8.2008, pp. 82-128)

Regulation (EC) No 764/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 laying down procedures relating to the application of certain national technical rules to products lawfully marketed in another Member State and repealing Decision No 3052/95/EC (OJ L 218, 13.8.2008, pp. 21-29)

last update 14.02.2017