Declaration Of Performance

Requirements of harmonized standards

This article can be a game changer for many people. Harmonised standards are so often referred to as documents with requirements to be fulfilled. Then, a CE marking indicates conformity with the standard. Is this true or not? It is – but not for construction products. Construction products are different because EU countries differ in approach construction. …

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Manufacturers, distributors and other economic operators

For the purpose of distinguishing roles and obligations, the following economic operators are recognized by Construction Product Regulation 305/2011 (CPR): Manufacturer legal definition: “manufacturer” means any natural or legal person who manufactures a construction product or who has such a product designed or manufactured, and markets that product under his name or trademark practical meaning and …

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What is needed for a Declaration of Performance and a CE-marking?

The procedures leading to a Declaration of Performance (DoP) and a CE-marking are described in Construction Product Regulation 305/2011 (CPR). The first precondition for starting the procedure is that the construction product in question falls under the scope of CPR. Read this article to find out whether this is the case. When there is a harmonised standard relevant …

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What is a Declaration of Performance?

Declaration of Performance (DoP) together with CE marking are elements allowing the manufacturer to place the product on the market of every EU country. However, some limits and exceptions exist. DoP is a document to be drawn up and issued by a manufacturer. The content of DoP and the conditions are strictly ruled by Construction Products Regulation 305/2011 …

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