What should manufacturers expect?

Implications of the new Construction Products Regulation for CE marking

On 4 April 2011, “Regulation (EU) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC” (in short: Construction Products Regulation; CPR) was published in the Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union. The provisions relevant to construction product manufacturers apply from 1 July 2013. The regulation will replace the previous Construction Products Directive (CPD) 89/106/EEC, which − from the end of 1988 − has formed the basis for harmonizing the European single market...

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