1、What is CE?
CE Certification is a European directive core of "main demand", in the EC May 7, 1985 85/C136/01, the technical coordination with the standard method of resolution to be used as development and real Application instruction purpose "main demand" has a specific meaning, which is restricted to products without endangering the security of humans, animals and goods safety requirements, rather than general quality requirements, coordination of instruction only provides the main requirements, general Instruction requirements are standard tasks. Products comply with the relevant requirements of the relevant directives, you can attach the CE logo, and not by the relevant standards for the general quality of the provisions of the use of CE logo.
The meaning of the meaning is: the CE logo is a safety pass mark and the non quality mark. It was seen for manufacturers to open and to enter the European market, those labeled "CE" logo products can in the European Union, the members of the domestic sales, not required to meet the requirements of each member country's, so as to realize the free circulation of goods in the EU member states within the scope.
The word CE, from the French "Communate Europpene”the European community.. The European community has subsequently become the European Union (EU).
2、The meaning of the letter CE
In the EU market "CE mark is mandatory attestation mark, whether the EU enterprises produced products, or products of other countries in the production, in order to the free circulation in the EU market, we must with" CE "label, to indicate that the products comply with the essential requirements of the technical standard and coordination of directives. This is the EU law on the product of a mandatory requirements.
In the past, the European Union countries on the import and sale of products requirements vary, according to the national standards for manufacturing goods to other countries may not listed, as part of the trade barriers to eliminate, CE arises at the historic moment. Therefore, CE Representing the European unity (EUROPEENNE; CONFORMITE ). In fact, CE is the abbreviation of the phrase "EC" in many European countries languages, the phrase used in English. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY or EC, due to the European community is COMMUNATE  in French; Italian for EUROPEIA. COMUNITA EUROPEA,For the PortugueseCOMUNIDADE EUROPEIA,SpanishCOMUNIDADE EUROPE, etc, so the EC is CE. Of course, it might as well regard CONFORMIT as CEY WITH EUROPEAN （DEMAND）（In line with European (requirements)).
3、The significance of CE signs
CE marking significance lies in the fact that: CE abbreviation symbol said affix the CE marking of products meets the main requirements of the European Directive（Essential Requirements）, and used to confirm that the product has passed the relevant conformity assessment procedures and / or the manufacturer's qualified statement, the real product is allowed to enter the EC market for sale passes.
Directive requirements affixed CE mark of industrial products, no CE mark, may not be listed for sale, and affix the CE marking to market products, is found not to conform to the safety requirements, should be ordered to withdraw from the market, the continuing defiance of directives related to CE marking requirements, will be restricted or prohibited to enter the EU market or forced to withdraw from the market.
CE mark is not a quality mark, it is a representative of the product has been in line with European health / safety / environment / health series standard and instruction tag & nbsp; all products in the sales of the EU to make mandatory CE mark.
4、The necessity of applying for CE certification
CE certification, for the product of all countries in the European market for trade provides a unified technical specification, simplifies the trade procedures. Any country's products to enter the EU, the European Free Trade Zone must be CE certification, CE logo affixed to the product. So CE certification is the pass of the product entering the EU and the European Trade Free Zone national market.
CE certification means that the product has reached the safety of the EU directive requirements; is business to consumer a kind of commitment, increase the level of trust of consumers of products; affixed with a CE mark products will reduce the risk of sales in the European market. These risks include:
● Risk of being detained and punished by customs;
● Risk of being investigated by the market supervision institution;
● Of being investigated by the market supervision institution Risk;
5、The benefits of applying for CE certification
● EU laws, regulations and standards harmonization is not only a large number of, but the content is very complex, so have the designated agencies to help is a time-saving, labor-saving, and can reduce the risk of a wise move;
● Obtain the CE certification by the EU designated agencies, can get the maximum degree of trust of consumers and market oversight bodies;
● The emergence of an effective way to prevent those irresponsible allegations;
● In the case of litigation, the CE certification of the designated institution of the EU will become the technical evidence of the legal effect.
Nearly Years, in the European Economic Area (the European Union, the European Free Trade Association member, except Switzerland) market sales of goods, using more and more of the CE mark, CE mark affixed to the products accord with the safety, health The requirements for the expression of a series of European directives such as students, environmental protection and consumer protection. as of December 1997, the European Community issued the implementation of the CE logo as follows:
7、CE application scope
EU EU and the European Economic Zone EEA countries all need CE logo, to January 2013 EU EU total of 27 member countries, they are:Austria Austria, Belgium Belgium,Denmark Denmark 、Finland Finland, France France, Germany Germany, Greece Greece, Ireland Ireland,Italy Italy, Luxemburg Luxemburg, Netherlands Holland, Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain, Sweden Sweden, United Kingdom (Great Britain) England,Estonia Estonia, Latvia Latvia, Lithuania Lithuania, Poland Poland, Czech Republic Czech, Slovakia Slovakia, Hungary Hungary, Slovenia Slovenia,Malta Malta,Cyprus Cyprus,RomaniaRomania, BulgariaBulgaria.European Free Trade Association EFTA of the 3 Member States:Iceland Iceland, Liechtenstein Liechtenstein, Norway Norway.Semi EU countries:TurkeyTurkey.