CE Mark


The CE mark is a safety certification mark that is regarded as a passport for manufacturers to open and enter the European market.
Products entering the EU member States shall comply with the corresponding regulatory requirements and at the same time be affixed with the “CE” mark. Products with the CE mark can be sold in the EU member states, thus realizing the free circulation of goods within the EU member States. In the European Economic Area (European Union, European Free Trade Association member States) market sales of goods, the CE mark is more and more used, affixed with the CE mark of goods to indicate that it meets the safety, health, environmental protection and consumer protection and a series of European directives to express the requirements.
History of the European Union
The predecessor of The European Union is the European Community (referred to as the “European Community”).
On April 18, 1951, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg signed the Treaty on the establishment of the European Coal and Steel Community (also known as the Treaty of Paris) in the French capital Paris, and on July 25, 1952, the European Coal and Steel Community was formally established.
On March 25, 1957, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg signed the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community (also known as the Treaty of Rome). On 1 January 1958, the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community were formally established.
On April 8, 1965, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg signed the “Brussels Treaty” in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, and decided to merge the European Coal and Steel Community, the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, collectively known as the “European Community”.
On July 1, 1967, the Treaty of Brussels came into force, giving birth to the European Community.
In 1973, the United Kingdom, Denmark and Ireland joined the European Community.
In 1979, the first direct, democratic elections were held for the European Parliament.
In 1981, Greece became the tenth member of the European Community.
In 1986, Portugal and Spain joined the European Community, increasing the number of member states to 12.
On November 1, 1993, in response to internal and external developments, the European Community was officially renamed the European Union.
In 1995 Austria, Sweden and Finland joined the European Union.
Since 2002, when euro notes and coins replaced the currencies of 12 national members, the eurozone has grown to 17 countries.
On November 18, 2002, the 15 Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) held a meeting in Brussels and decided to invite Malta, Cyprus, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to join the EU.
On April 16, 2003, at the EU summit held in Athens, the capital of Greece, the above 10 countries formally signed the agreement to join the EU.
On 1 May 2004, 10 new member states joined the European Union.
In October 2004, the 25 heads of state of the European Union signed the EU Constitutional Treaty in Rome, Italy. This is the EU’s first constitutional treaty, designed to ensure the effective functioning of the EU and the smooth development of the European integration process.
In 2005, France and then the Netherlands rejected the EU Constitutional Treaty in referendums.
On 25 April 2005, Bulgaria and Romania signed the Treaty of accession to the European Union in Luxembourg. On 1 January 2007, Romania and Bulgaria joined the European Union.
In June 2007, the 28 heads of state attending the European Union Summit in Brussels agreed on a new draft treaty to replace the EU Constitutional Treaty.
On December 13, 2007, the heads of 28 EU member states reached a consensus on the text of the Lisbon Treaty in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and signed it for ratification by the member states.
On 12 June 2008, the Irish referendum rejected the Lisbon Treaty, delivering another setback to the political integration of the European Union.
On 2 October 2009, Ireland voted in a referendum to ratify the Lisbon Treaty (commonly known as the EU Constitution), removing the biggest obstacle to European integration.
On 3 November 2009, Czech President Vaclav Klaus announced that he had signed the Lisbon Treaty, which has now been ratified by all 27 member states of the European Union.
On 19 November 2009, at a special summit in Brussels, the leaders of the 28 EU countries elected Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy as the first permanent President of the European Council, and British EU Trade Commissioner Catherine Ashton as the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The Permanent President of the European Council and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy were established by the Treaty of Lisbon, adopted on 3 November 2009. According to the characteristics and contents of the posts, the two posts are also called “President of the European Union” and “Foreign Minister of the European Union”.
On December 1, 2009, the Lisbon Treaty entered into force.
On June 17, 2010, the European Strategy 2020 was adopted at the EU Summit to lead the EU economy out of the debt crisis and enhance competitiveness.
On 8 July 2010, the plenary session of the European Parliament approved the proposal for the establishment of an EU Foreign Service. On July 26, the EU Foreign Affairs Council formally adopted the decision on the organization, structure and functions of the “Diplomatic Service”, marking the formal start of the formation of this new diplomatic service.
On 1 July 2013, Croatia joined the European Union as the 28th member state.
On June 23, 2016, a referendum was held in the United Kingdom to decide whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Union or leave the European Union. The Brexit camp won, and the United Kingdom would become the first country to leave the European Union [3].

The necessity of CE certification
1, the compulsory certification of exports to Europe, customs clearance is necessary, so that products can enter the EU market smoothly.
2, can increase the recognition of foreign buyers of products, can allow enterprises to deal with more overseas orders.
3, to ensure product safety, improve product quality, establish brand image.

The risk of being detained and investigated by the customs without CE certification; The risk of being investigated and punished by the market supervision authority; The risk of being accused by peers for competitive purposes.

CE certificate recognition
CE is the product meets the self-declaration, the factory self-declaration products meet the CE requirements can be, but often in order to have better fairness of products, buyers or producers entrust third-party laboratories or institutions to issue CE reports and certificates.
Procedure for applying for CE certification
· The application is made by the applicant;
· Sign a certification contract according to the use of the product;
· Provide test samples and technical documents;
· Sample testing and technical document review;
· Issue a certificate of conformity;
· Issue a declaration of conformity;
· Attach CE marking to the product.


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