- Price: £3.60
- Published: February 2015
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
Certain products must bear CE marking before they can be sold within the European Economic Area (EEA). This indicates that the manufacturer has checked that the product meets health, safety and environmental requirements set out in EU legislation.
This factsheet explains what CE marking is and lists the types of products that must bear CE marking. It outlines the legal responsibilities of manufacturers, distributors and importers. It explains who enforces CE marking in the UK and describes what happens if a product is incorrectly marked. The factsheet also provides a glossary of terms.