Re: Tech doc requirements for European markets

Subject: Re: Tech doc requirements for European markets
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 10:17:28 -0800

Second that TUV recommendation. If you are planning to ship to CE
countries, and especially if you are planning to ship medical equipment
or anything else that could potentially injure or kill if operated incorrectly,
do-it-yourself CE analysis is playing liability Russian roulette. Just don't
go there.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: <wendy_lewis -at- goodyear -dot- com>
> In the large machine manufacturing industry, CE regulations are very
> strict. We generally contract with a company like TUV to have our machines
> reviewed at the manufacturing site, before they go to Europe.
> Documentation is one of the things that they review. This costs a bit, but
> when meeting the directives is necessary, it's not a choice.
> The TUV agent will tell you which directives your product must meet. He
> may also supply you with the directives as a courtesy, but you can buy
> them online if not.
> There are other companies that do this state side too.
> To meet the regulations, we are self certifying, keeping a file of all
> pertinent documents and information. Including things like engineering
> calculations and risk assessments. It's a big job meeting CE. We take it
> seriously here, and I'm a small part.


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