What is EC Declaration of Conformity?
The EC declaration of conformity is a written statement and a single declaration drawn up by the manufacturer or its authorised representative to demonstrate the fulfilment of the EU requirements relating to a product bearing the CE marking. The declaration shall be in respect of all community acts applicable to the product containing all information required for the identification of community harmonisation legislation to which the declaration relates. This declaration must cover all products manufactured, clearly identified by means of product name, product code or other unambiguous reference and must be kept by the manufacturer, or his European Authorised Representative if the manufacturer is based outside the EU.
Declaration of Conformity
Below is an example of a European Declaration of Conformity and an example form for a Declaration of Conformity:
An Example of a Declaration of Conformity
Manufacturer: ABC Pvt Ltd.
148, Okhala Indl Area,
New Delhi, India
Telephone No. (011) 55535789
Product: Walk-Behind Lawn Mower (4.5 HP)
Model No. 3.5L
Serial Number 450000-460000
The undersigned hereby declares, on behalf of the ABC Pvt Ltd. of okhla, New Delhi, that the above-referenced product, to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the provisions of:
Council Directive 98/37/EC (June 22, 1998) on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member States Relating to Machinery;
Council Directive 2004/108/EC (December 15, 2004) on Electromagnetic Compatibility;
Council Directive 2006/95/EC (December 12, 2006) on Low Voltage Equipment Safety;
Council Directive 2000/14/EEC amended by Directive 2005/88/EC (June 17, 2006) about noise limits and labeling requirements machines intended for use outdoors.
The Technical Construction File required by this Directive is maintained at the corporate headquarters of ABC Pvt Ltd., 148, Okhala Indl Area, New Delhi, India.
Vice President-Design Engineering
An Example Form for a European Declaration of Conformity
EUROPEAN DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
We, (Company name, Address, Phone, FAX) declare under our sole responsibility that the product
(Name, type or model, lot, batch or serial number, possibly sources and numbers of items)
to which this declaration relates is in conformity with the following standard(s) or other normative document(s)
(Title and/or number and date of issue of the standard(s) or other normative document(s)
(if applicable) following the provisions of ___________________________________________________
Directive(s). (Machinery, Electromagnetic Compatibility, etc.)
The Technical Construction File is maintained at: (give the address of the facility where the File is maintained).
The authorized representative located within the Community is:
(Name, address, phone, FAX)
NOTE: The authorized representative must be located within one of the member states of the European Union.
Per Annex II.B of the Machinery Directive (98/37/EC):
The machinery, product, assembly or sub-assembly covered by this Declaration of Conformity must not be put into service until the machinery into which it is to be incorporated has been declared in conformity with the provisions of the applicable Directive(s). This statement is only necessary where the product is to be incorporated into a machine or system (e.g. a safety component).
Date of issue:
Place of issue:
(Signature of authorized person)
(Typed name of authorized person)
Download Sample conformity declaration form.