The letters "CE" is the abbreviation of French phrase "Conformité Européene" which literally means "European Conformity". The term originally used was
"EC Mark" and it was officially replaced by "CE Marking" in the Directive 93/68/EEC in 1993. "CE Marking" is now used in all EU official documents.
With the CE marking on a product the manufacturer ensures that the product conforms to the essential requirements of the applicable EC directives.
*Product Directives contains the "essential requirements" and/or "performance levels" and "Harmonized Standards" to which the products must conform. Harmonized Standards are the technical specifications (European Standards or Harmonization Documents) which are established by several European standards agencies (CEN, CENELEC, etc). CEN stands for European Committee for Standardization.CENELEC stands for European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization.
Does my product need CE Marking?
CE Marking is most probably required if you export to the 27 European Union (EU) and 3 European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member states the following 20 groups of products –
Below given is related CE to Medical Device Certification
Medical device certification CE Marking - MDD Directive
Medical Devices classified under the MDD must be registered with a Competent Authority before they can be sold in the EU bearing the Requisite CE Mark. As a Notified Body under the Competent Authority of the UK, UL's scope under the MDD includes class I sterile, class I measuring, class IIa, class IIb and I class III Active Medical Devices.
Medical device certification CE Marking – IVD Directive
UL has experienced staff with over 100 years of combined experience in In Vitro Diagnostic Devices. UL has full competency and accreditation in IVD List A, List B and self-test devices. Our scope of accreditation aligns to meet the diverse and ever changing needs of the IVD industry to include most self-test devices including devices for urine analysis, endocrinology, general biochemistry and chemistry, general immunology, and diabetes diagnosis and management.