For which risk category?
The EU type examination is a specific procedure for category II and III PPE
Application for EU type examination
The manufacturer or his legal representative submits a Module B application to Aliénor Certification accompanied by a Module B First Application Certificate attesting that the same application has not been submitted to another organization
Aliénor Certification examines the technical documentation and the results of the tests carried out in order to evaluate the adequacy of the technical design of the PPE with the applicable provisions of the harmonized standards or other technical specifications
The EU type examination (Module B) is the part of a conformity assessment procedure in which a notified body examines the technical design of a PPE and verifies and certifies that it meets the essential safety and working requirements of the regulation that apply to it. of the regulation that apply to it.
Eleanor Certification establishes an evaluation report containing all the results of the type examination
Type Examination Certificate
When the results of evaluation activities are positive, Eleanor Certification issues an EU type examination certificate proving that the PPE type meets the applicable essential health and safety requirements of Regulation 2016/425
Declaration of conformity
After obtaining the EU type examination certificate, the manufacturer can affix the CE mark on his product and put it on the European market.
A declaration of conformity must be issued by the manufacturer
When the manufacturer's obligations apply to importers or distributors who wish to place PPE on the market under their name or brand, the following documents must be sent to Aliénor Certification with the application Module C2
Certificate of honour from the manufacturer
The manufacturer declares that the technical documentation of the PPE sent for distributor certification is identical to that of the manufacturer
Declaration of honor marking notice
The distributor/importer declares that no changes have been made to the manufacturer's certified PPE instructions and marking
A change in the state of the art of the PPE and/or a modification of the approved type which may call into question the conformity of the PPE with the applicable essential health and safety requirements requires a new approval in the form of a supplement to the initial EU type examination certificate.
approval in the form of a supplement to the initial EU type examination certificate.
Below are the different steps to obtain a supplement to your certificate
The manufacturer or its legal representative submits a request for additional certification to Aliénor Certification
Eleanor Certification reviews the PPE type and, if necessary, performs additional testing to ensure that the PPE conforms to the approved type
If the results of the review show that the type of PPE meets the applicable essential health and safety requirements, an additional certificate is issued to the manufacturer
If your EU type examination certificate is issued by Eleanor Certification and is about to expire, you must send us a renewal request at the earliest 1 year and at the latest 6 months before the expiry date of the ETA
When Aliénor Certification confirms that no modification has been made to the approved type and that no evolution of the state of the art has taken place, the EU type examination certificate is renewed by a simplified re-examination procedure without additional tests and examinations.
In contrast to a simplified procedure, when the state of the art changes or when the approved type of PPE in question is modified, relevant tests may be carried out to ensure that the PPE continues to meet the applicable essential health and safety requirements