There is a number on the EC Declaration of Conformity; can the authenticity be proven by means of this number?

A number on the EC Declaration of Conformity refers in most cases to the identification number of the Notified Body that performed the EC type examination and/or to the number of the Declaration of the EC type examination.

On the NANDO website (http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newapproach/nando/) all Notified Bodies per country and/or Directive with corresponding number can be found. There is also the possibility of searching the identification number.

* a CE Declaration of Conformity or DoC is officially known as EC Declaration of Conformity.