ANNEX X of ATEX 94/9/EC directive : CE Marking - Content of the EC declaration of conformity

ANNEX X :

A. CE Marking

The CE conformity marking shall consist of the initials 'CE' taking the following form:

marquage CE

If the marking is reduced or enlarged, the proportions given in the above graduated drawing must be respected.

The various components of the CE marking must have substantially the same vertical dimension, which may not be less than 5 mm.

This minimum dimension may be waived for small-scale equipment, protective systems or devices referred to in Article 1 (2).

B. Content of the EC declaration of conformity

The EC declaration of conformity must contain the following elements:

- the name or identification mark and the address of the manufacturer or his authorized representative established within the Community;

- a description of the equipment, protective system, or device referred to in Article 1 (2);

- all relevant provisions fulfilled by the equipment, protective system, or device referred to in Article 1 (2);

- where appropriate, the name, identification number and address of the notified body and the number of the EC-type-examination certificate;

- where appropriate, reference to the harmonized standards;

- where appropriate, the standards and technical specifications which have been used;

- where appropriate, references to other Community Directives which have been applied;

- identification of the signatory who has been empowered to enter into commitments on behalf of the manufacturer or his authorized representative established within the Community.

Original Comment :

Dans la pratique courante, le terme « le cas échéant » signifie que l’ensemble des informations doivent figurer dans la déclaration CE de conformité, à l’exception de la mention relative à l’organisme notifié pour les produits ne disposant pas d’attestation d’examen CE de type, notamment les produits soumis à la procédure d’auto-certification, le numéro d’organisme notifié n’est en effet pas disponible.