Certification is required as a mandatory part of certain approvals, or it may be requested as the ultimate proof of a product’s compliance.
Approval procedures require certification by notified bodyAccording to European directives as well as national regulations around the world, certification by a notified body may be required, depending on the use of the product, properties, or applied approval procedure.
Often certification is chosen voluntarily since it provides the highest level of credibility in the approval.
Why let FORCE Technology be in charge of the certification?FORCE Technology uses FORCE Certification A/S as impartial subcontractor for certification. FORCE Certification A/S is appointed as Notified Body (Notified Body no. 0200) for a number of European directives. The certification is conducted accredited in accordance with ISO 17065.
Via FORCE Certification A/S all certifications are done according to strict impartiality principles. Thus, we keep a clear separation of development at the manufacturer, testing and consultancy at FORCE Technology, and the certification at FORCE Certification A/S. This provides the manufacturer with the highest possible assurance for global acceptance of the certificates.
Read more about the possibilities using the links to the right. Besides the possibilities that we have linked to, we also do certification within several other areas in cooperation with qualified subcontractors.
According to which directives can FORCE Technology and FORCE Certification A/S certify?
- EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
- Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU
- Construction products (CPD/CPR) 89/106/EEC replaced by (EU) No 305/2011
- Non-automatic weighing instruments (NAWI) 2014/31/EU
- Measuring Instruments (MID) 2014/32/EU
Further, a number of other directives. See FORCE Certification A/S.
Is FORCE notified body on Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC or Medical Device Regulation (EU) 2017/745?
No, FORCE has certain medical approvals as a key competence, but not elements such as clinical testing in cooperation with doctors. We concentrate on electromechanical and medical software and use partners for certification and consultancy.
Does FORCE Technology make CB Scheme tests?
Yes, as CB testlab (CBTL) and CB national certification body (NCB) we make CB-certified reports. You can find our list of CB standards on IECEE’s website.
The list is continuously extended, also on request.
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