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CE Marking | Product categories

Product categories obliged for CE Marking

For economic operators the question whether the product should bear the CE Mark is always a question from a top-3. For a quick check you can use following categories of products that are obligatory to have the CE marking.

Chemical industry:


Consumer goods and personal protection:

  • Toys (request a quote);
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) (request a quote);

Energy efficiency:

Electrical and electronic engineering:


Measurement technology

Machinery and transport

The CE marking is NOT required for the following product categories:

  • Chemicals (REACH)
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Foodstuff
  • Packaging and packaging waste

Products which fall outside the scope of mentioned above product categories should comply with the General Product Directive (2001/95/EC). This directive requires from manufacturers to bring only safe products on the market.

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