CE Certification is required for all recreational boats entering or being sold in the European Union. Manufacturers must test and document to ensure conformity to all applicable European directives and requirements. CE certification is obtained from Notified Bodies, organizations that are recognized by European states to conduct CE assessments and issue CE
CE” Marking belongs to Safety Registration Marking. It is looked upon as the passport for the manufacturer's products to the European market. “CE” Marking is applicable for members of European countries to realize free circulation of commodities in market of European countries. “CE” Marking belongs to mandatory obligations in European Market to clearly indicate that this commodities conforms to EU requirements of 《 Technical coordin- ation and New Method of Standardization 》It is a mandatory law obligations for Commodities in EU Market. CE letters are abbreviation from French for “ Communate Europpene ” and represents the European Union. ( Abbreviation for EU ) Nowadays, Commodities in Markets of European Economic Zone (European Union, Member Countries of European Free Trade Society, no including Swiss) The CE Markings are applicable more and more. CE Markings labeled on the commodities shows that commodities conform to mandatory requirements of safety, hygiene, environment and customer's protection. CE letters represent Unity of Europe. ( Conformite Europeppene ) In fact, the abbreviation of European Community for English of European Comm- unity, for French of Communate Europeia, for Inalian of Comunidade Europeia, for Spanish of Comunidade, for Portuguese of comunidade Europeia and etc. Certainly, it may be looked upon as conformity with European (DEMAD), conform to essential requirements of Europe.
CE Marking is the symbol as shown on the top of this page. The letters "CE" are the abbreviation of French phrase "Conformité Européene" which literally means "European Conformity". The term initially used was "EC Mark" and it was officially replaced by "CE Marking" in the Directive 93/68/EEC in 1993. "CE Marking" is now used in all EU official documents.
"CE Mark" is also in use, but it is NOT the official term. For instance, in the Directive 2007/47/ec, of 5 September 2007, amending the directives 90/385/eec, 93/42/eec & 98/8/ec, the term CE Marking appears 9 times whereas CE Mark appears nowhere in the entire 35-page document.
1. CE Marking on a product is a manufacturer's declaration that the product complies with the essential requirements of the relevant European health, safety and environmental protection legislation, in practice by many of the so-called Product Directives.*
*Product Directives contains the "essential requirements" and/or "performance levels" and "Harmonized Standards" to which the products must conform. Harmonized Standards are the technical specifications (European Standards or Harmonization Documents) which are established by several European standards agencies (CEN, CENELEC, etc).
CEN stands for European Committee for Standardization.
CENELEC stands for European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization.
2. CE Marking on a product indicates to governmental officials that the product may be legally placed on the market in their country.
3. CE Marking on a product ensures the free movement of the product within the EFTA & European Union (EU) single market (total 28 countries), and
4. CE Marking on a product permits the withdrawal of the non-conforming products by customs and enforcement/vigilance authorities.