Is a Certificate of Conformity a legal requirement?

Certificate of Product Conformity

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A COC (Certificate of Conformity) is a declaration of conformity with EC type approval. The purpose of this document is to ensure the free movement of goods within the European Union, specifically those goods that are subject to type approval and registration. We can provide COC for the following vehicles:

In the case of importing a vehicle from abroad, in most countries it is necessary to have a certificate of conformity to confirm that it is a European vehicle that can be driven without modifications.

What is the Certificate of Conformity?

The CE Conformity Certificate or CE Mark is the result of making a product comply with all the technical requirements demanded by each of the applicable directives (documentation, tests and implementation of quality systems in some cases).

Who can issue a Certificate of Conformity?

The Certificate of Conformity is a document issued only by the producer/manufacturer of the vehicle. The CoC is a document that provides information about the vehicle at the time of its manufacture and, therefore, only the manufacturer can have all the necessary technical data of the vehicle.

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What is the declaration of conformity of a product?

The Declaration of Conformity is the determination of the degree of compliance with regulations, national or international technical standards or other specifications, requirements or characteristics of a product or service.

What is a certificate of conformity

In order to be sold in the EU, many products are required to bear the CE marking, which demonstrates that the manufacturer has assessed the product and it is deemed to meet the safety, health and environmental protection requirements of the EU. CE marking is mandatory for products manufactured anywhere in the world that are to be marketed in the EU.

Some products are subject to several EU requirements simultaneously. You must ensure that your product complies with all relevant requirements before affixing the CE marking. It is prohibited to affix the CE marking on products for which there are no EU specifications or which do not require the affixing of the CE marking.

You should check whether your product needs to be tested by a notified body. You can find this information in the legislation applicable to your product: check the applicable standards per product category.

If your product does not need to be verified by an independent body, it is up to you to check that it meets the relevant technical requirements. This includes estimating and documenting the potential risks arising from the use of the product.

Where do I get the Certificate of Conformity?

National Superintendence of Public Registries.

Who signs the Certificate of Conformity?

What the Directive calls for

The EC Declaration of Conformity can be signed by the General Manager of the company or by another person to whom this responsibility has been delegated (authorized to do so). It is important to establish that the signature is nominal, but the signing person does it on behalf of the Company.

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What is a 17025 Declaration of Conformity?

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requires laboratories to evaluate measurement uncertainty and to apply a documented decision rule when establishing conformance statements.

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The technical documentation is necessary to demonstrate that the product complies with the essential requirements and therefore justifies and supports the EU declaration of conformity. This documentation is necessary to affix the CE marking on the product.

In general, you may choose the language in which the technical documentation is written. However, market surveillance authorities may ask you to translate the technical documentation depending on the country in which the product has been placed on the market. If requested, you can also provide it in electronic form.

The manufacturer is responsible for identifying all possible risks that may be posed by his product and for determining the applicable essential requirements. This analysis must be included in the technical documentation. In addition, the manufacturer must explain how he has addressed all identified risks to ensure that his product complies with the applicable requirements, e.g. by applying harmonized standards.

What is the declaration of conformity of a machine?

The Declaration of Conformity on Machinery is a document through which the manufacturer or representative in the European Union that will distribute the machinery, declares in writing that the product to which it refers complies with all the essential requirements of the directives that apply to it.

What is CE marking on machinery?

The meaning of the CE marking is that the person responsible for affixing a marking on the machine (manufacturer) is responsible for the conformity of the machine, i.e. the CE marking is intended to indicate that the machine complies at least with the requirements imposed by the Directive.

How much does the vehicle conformity certificate cost?

Cost. The cost of the certificate varies between S/. 88.40 and S/. 152.50, according to the type of vehicle requiring inspection.

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Declaration of Conformity 17025

In general, the use of EN standards (European standard) is not mandatory. It is possible to opt for other technical solutions to meet the essential requirements set out in the relevant Directive. In the case of construction products the use of harmonized standards is mandatory.

A product may be subject to more than one Directive which determine the specific requirements that the product must meet in order to be CE marked. In the event that more than one Directive applies, the product must meet the requirements of each of the Directives that affect it. You can consult the Directives that affect products on the European Commission’s website.

Each of the European Directives or Regulations specifies the group of products to which they apply and which are affected. Generally, the first articles of the Directives and Regulations define the products that are affected by these requirements. You can consult the directives affecting products on the European Commission’s website.